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    SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Ramback: faster than a speeding bullet
    Daniel Phillips wrote:
    >> Also, please note that the problem here is not related to the number of
    >> nines of availability. This number only counts the ratio between uptime
    >> and downtime. We're more facing a problem of MTBF, where the consequences
    >> of a failure are hard to predict.
    > That is why I keep recommending that a ramback setup be replicated or
    > mirrored, which people in this thread keep glossing over. When
    > replicated or mirrored, you still get the microsecond-level transaction
    > times, and you get the safety too.

    Do you mean it should be replicated with a second ramback? That would
    be pretty pointless, since all failure modes would affect both. It's
    not like one ramback will survive a crash when the other doesn't.

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