Converts a running EBS DB instance to be slave of an existing (and currently running) Master DB that uses the non-EBS MySQL templates.
The purpose of this script is to facilitate the live migration from a non-EBS based MySQL templates, to EBS based ones. By booting an EBS template (with INITATBOOT=false) and then executing this initialization script, one creates a live replicating slave server (that uses an EBS volume), from a non-EBS master without any downtime. Once the EBS slave is completely in sync with the non-EBS master, we can fully migrate the DB system by promoting it, launching a new EBS slave, initializing it (once the intial snapshot it completed), and then terminate the original non-EBS master.
Revision 4 | Aug 11, 2009
Sprint 12 release - 08/10/09
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