nfs

user warning: Table './johnandcailincmsdb/node_counter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: SELECT totalcount, daycount, timestamp FROM node_counter WHERE nid = 125 in /var/www/drupal/includes/database.mysql.inc on line 172.

scaling drupal step one B - nfs vs rsync

i got some good feedback on my dedicated data server step towards scaling. kris buytaert in his everything is a freaking dns problem blog points out that nfs creates an unnecessary choke point. he may very well have a point.

having said that, i have run the suggested configuration in a multi-web-server, high-traffic production setting for 6 months without a glitch, and feedback on his blog gives example of other large sites doing the same thing. for even larger configurations, or if you just prefer, you might consider another method of synchronizing files between your web servers.

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