Cluster filesystems like GFS2 gained a lot popularity lately.
Higher Performance. Scalability. Fault tolerance. These features sound like heaven for any system architect. But they should be used with caution, because they add another layer of complexity to the cluster environment, which one should know to handle properly.
For more than a decade DRBD® by LINBIT has been the expert for high availability of data and services. Major cloud solutions providers, data centre operators, specialised service providers and industrial companies employ the open source software worldwide to ensure high availability and to implement disaster recovery. LINBIT now provides the community with a DRBD9 beta version. This new release is significantly more flexible in daily use. Most importantly, it is now possible to keep more than 30 network nodes redundant via "Full Mesh". This is how LINBIT turns high availability into highest availability.
LINBIT announces DRBD 8.4, a brand new release of the industry's leading storage replication solution for the Linux platform. DRBD 8.4 brings many exciting new features, such as multiple-volume replication support, on-line replication protocol changes, increased efficiency for modern hard drives, and much more.
O'REILLY MYSQL CONFERENCE & EXPO, Santa Clara, Calif. – April 13, 2011 –
LINBIT today announced its support and inclusion in the SkySQL Reference Architecture. By partnering with SkySQL™, LINBIT as the driving force behind DRBD® continues to deliver enterprise grade support for MySQL® High Availability solutions. The SkySQL™ reference architecture reduces the cost and complexity of deploying some of the most common data infrastructure applications.
LINBIT brings leading open source storage replication to most popular Linux platform!
Open source high availability powerhouse LINBIT announced full DRBD® support on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system platform this morning. This enhances the world's most widely deployed Linux server platform with the industry's premier storage replication facility -- all in a 100% open source software stack.