[Bucardo-general] Occasional deadlocks

Paul Theodoropoulos paul at anastrophe.com
Mon Dec 15 20:50:01 UTC 2014

On 12/15/14 12:39 PM, Greg Sabino Mullane wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 11:55:43AM -0800, Paul Theodoropoulos wrote:
>> We're experiencing some occasional ('rare' might be the better term)
>> deadlocks, which appear to be caused by Bucardo conflicting with the
>> monolithic application we run that is constantly hitting the db. By
>> occasional/rare I mean perhaps a few days will pass, we'll have a
>> deadlock and the master process will abort/crash and restart.
>> Obviously we'd prefer not to have the minute or so of downtime as
>> monit discovers the outage and restarts it.
> So the whole Bucardo process stops and you have an external application
> that must restart it? That's not how Bucardo is designed to work,
> so maybe we can work on that part of it. What version is this? If you
> can send me the Bucardo logs (privately) for the time of the deadlock
> and crash, that would help too.
Apologies, I didn't write that clearly enough. *Our* application will 
abort/crash, and then be restarted by monit. Bucardo continues running 
along its merry way.

Paul Theodoropoulos

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