[Zope] Multiple zope instances using the same storage

Dieter Maurer dieter at handshake.de
Mon Dec 8 12:59:16 EST 2008

Mark Gibson wrote at 2008-12-6 11:22 -0700:
>I have an unusual setup.  I have 4 distinct Zope instances (4 seperate 
>Data.fs').  Each Data.fs is identical - Data is kept in a RDBMS.  I have 
>a product I need to install that stores data in the ZODB.  This data is 
>stored in one folder.
>Now, I *think* I can simply mount this folder in each ZODB and serve the 
>storage through a ZEO server - however I've never done this setup, so I 
>want to make sure this makes sense and I'm not overlooking potential 

This should be possible -- though I expect that you can
use a single "Data.fs", serve it with ZEO and mount it in each of
your Zope instances. There is little reason to have 4 identical
"Data.fs" once you have decided to use ZEO anywhere.


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