LVS and RedHat Cluster Suite differences
ben.hollingsworth at bryanlgh.org
Wed Apr 26 16:25:43 BST 2006
Subhankar Sengupta wrote:
> Active/Active needs concurrent access to the storage device. Bottleneck of the extended file system is that it does not allow this type of concurrent access
> so global file system comes into picture.
> You have to configure the shared storage with global file system and then
> you should configure your heartbeat software.
The requirement for shared storage depends entirely on the application
you're clustering. For example, the real servers in a web proxy cluster
are completely autonomous, so no shared storage is necessary.
Red Hat replaced Piranha with Cluster Suite some time ago, as far as I
can tell. I'm just wondering what the differences are between Cluster
Suite and generic LVS so I can decide which route we want to take.
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