By now i’m sure we’ve all read the comments bouncing around in blogs
about the twitter scaling problem: namely they were worried about how to
use rails against multiple cloned database backends.
Well, whats wrong with having a pair (or more) of cloned database hosts,
and editing the tcpip ‘hosts’ file on your different rails servers so
that half your rails servers are pointing at one database, and half are
pointing at the other?
Wouldn’t that be pretty simple and do the job? Or am i missing