Reply to post: Wasn't Split Brain solved 30 years ago?

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Dave Pickles

Wasn't Split Brain solved 30 years ago?

VMS clustering had the concept of 'quorum'; if there should be N nodes accessible then the cluster would stop if the number fell below int(N/2)+1. This made it impossible for the cluster to partition into two operating sub-clusters.

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