Help setting up a mirror server


I'm looking for someone to help us set up a mirror of an existing Linode 512. The site will be hosting one web site that collects survey results, these are collected from 16:00 to 01;00 each day and we would like to sync the 2 lionodes dring the down time. The aim is to have a failover over server that can be used for updates or in he case of a problem with one of the lionodes. The existing Lionode is a LAMP setup running Cent Os 6.2.

Ideally we'd like to setup a sequential backup to amazon s3 as well.

Please let me know if you think you might be able to help or need additional information.

thanks in advance,


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boto does the needful to work with S3-compatible services.

If you're just doing a db dump at {{time}}, then you can probably just use boto-rsync in cron and get away with it. That won't be incremental tho. You might be able to use your database server's transaction log to do incremental backups, but I'm not an expert on that.

If your results are stored in a DB, you can use master-slave replication to sync between your Linodes.

Thanks for your help, I'll have a look at boto now.



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