I was looking at CODA file system.
The most important thing that needs to be remember is my customer must not have to change anything.
For the customer, I want to be able for them just to be able to upload their files, and forget about it. They must not need to configure anything to work- the server must handle it all.
I was also thinking about other things. I can do /home directory no problem, but what about BIND config files- and the rest of the /etc file- i surely can't network mount this, or the machine won't be able to boot will it?
Would it be best to rsync my config files every 10 minutes or something?
Theres a lot to read of CODA, and the answer would be in there somewhere, but does anyone know if it is possible to have one CODA on the hard drive? And then the other mirrored CODA (still the /home partition) to be at a remote location?
Do you think that if i did it like this it would need any special configuration with things like Apache, Exim etc. I was hoping since that the server has virtual hard drives, it would treat them as normal, and no complex configuration in software would needed.
Also, bandwidth. How much slower will this method be over a hard drive. I can get a 100Mb connection. Would the CODA remote hard drive only need to updated, not read. That would save hard drive.
Also- mysql, would I just have another mysql server acting as a mirror. I know mysql can do this itself, not that i've looked into it much.