[Openstack-operators] Options for HA Postgres as OpenStack database

Tom Fifield tom at openstack.org
Tue Aug 13 04:49:45 UTC 2013

On 13/08/13 14:35, Nick Maslov wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I have a dream...
> I have a dream of Postgres in HA, running as OpenStack primary database. I also have a Ceph cluster, that I want to use as storage backend.
> Have anyone had a pleasure of setiing up such an environment? I read about DRBD/Pacekeeper, but I don`t really sure how to tie it in Ceph environment.
> Also, I`ll need to use same vision to provide HA to other modules of OpenStack (Neutron,API,etc).
> Sorry, if this mail does not fully fit formally into maillist, but best OpenStackers hang here, I`m sure :)
> Thanks,
> NM
> PS - OpenStack HA document is dated Jan`12, it`s almost 1,5 years by now. Are there chances to see an updated version?

Nice dream Nick! It's very appropriate on this mailing list - so no
worries :)

Just regarding the doc date - it's actually been updated consistently
since then (see the history at
 ... I'll have to try and fix that date stamp. The good news is, even
more is coming.

Anyway, enough 'meta' discussion - I'll slink away now and let others
answer :)



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