Yes, this is still planned for future release. Note, this solution is good for DCs (or sites) that have a speedy connection. For DCs that are connected over a slow network, a different solution will need to be implemented to support it in a built in fashion.
On Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 8:33 PM, Bob wrote:
In March of last year there was discussion of supporting replication
- A single cluster that spans two data centers, with special
allocation strategy that make sure that a shard and its replica do not
exists on the same data center. And that read / search prefer "local"
data center shards then going to search on another data center.
Is this still on the slate for a future release?