[Bucardo-general] Issues regarding architecture and platform support

Greg Sabino Mullane greg at endpoint.com
Tue Aug 5 21:23:53 UTC 2008

> I would like to know if I can set up Bucardo for replication between
> Postgres servers running on Windows. Is it true that the Bucardo
> software itself will only run on Linux ?

Yes, it uses fork() for one thing.

> If I set up a Bucardo db on a Linux machine and the Bucardo software on
> the Linux machine, can it replicate between two Postgres servers
> running on Windows ?

Yes, that should not be a problem.

> Another architectural issue is what happens when one of the servers goes
> down ( I am considering master-to-master replication). When the server is up again,
> will Bucardo synch up the tables in the database that was down.

Yes, that's the general idea. Heavy testing is recommended of course, but
none of the scenarios you presented should be considered a show stopper.

Greg Sabino Mullane greg at endpoint.com
End Point Corporation
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