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DRBD User's Guide

The definitive DRBD handbook, now available as a convenient PDF. Over 120 pages of concentrated DRBD expert knowledge!

 
 
DRBD User's Guide (9.0 - PRERELEASE)

The definitive DRBD handbook, now available as a convenient PDF. Over 120 pages of concentrated DRBD expert knowledge!

This guide describes DRBD 9.0.

 
 
DRBD User's Guide (8.3.x)

The definitive DRBD handbook, now available as a convenient PDF. Over 120 pages of concentrated DRBD expert knowledge!

This guide describes Version 8.3.x.

 
 
DRBD Quick Reference

DRBD in a nutshell. The most important DRBD commands in a handy and brief overview.

 
 
Linux-HA User's Guide

The reference manual for users of Heartbeat and the Linux-HA resource agents.

 
 
Pacemaker Quick Reference

Pacemaker in a nutshell. The most important cluster management commands in a handy and brief overview.

 
 
High-Availability oVirt-Cluster with iSCSI-Storage

oVirt is a management application for virtual machines that uses the libvirt interface. It consists of a web-based userinterface (oVirt Manager), one or more hypervisors, and data storage for the virtual guests.
This techguide describes how to deploy a high available oVirt Cluster with an DBRD backed iSCSI Storage. The document handles the configuration of DRBD, Pacemaker, Heartbeat and oVirt configuration.

 
 
DRBD Proxy Performance Tuning: compression considerations

This tech guide guide you through the necessary steps to get out the last bit of performance out of your DRBD Proxy setup. Comparing different data compression methods we show you much WAN bandwidth you can save while keeping your critical applications disaster proof.

 
 
Combine GFS2 with DRBD

Let's get started with GFS2 and DRBD. We show you how a compley dual-primary setup get's done right

 
 
Highly available iSCSI with DRBD and Pacemaker

If you are planning to run a highly available iSCSI SAN, then this manual is just right for you. We're showing you, step by step, how to configure and administer highly available, resilient iSCSI targets with DRBD and Pacemaker.

 
 
Disaster Recovery with DRBD Proxy: Configuration Guide

Implement your disaster recovery solution using off site block level replication. DRBD Proxy mirrors your local DRBD resources over a WAN or Internet connection despite possible network performance or high latency. This tech guide illustrates the configuration of a 3-node DRBD setup with stacked resources and DRBD proxy for WAN replication

 
 
DRBD 8.4 Configuration Guide: NFS on RHEL 6

If you are planning to run a highly available NFS service, then this manual is just right for you. We're showing you, step by step, how to configure and administer highly available, resilient NFS servers with DRBD and Pacemaker.

 
 
Highly available OpenVZ with NFS and Pacemaker

You run OpenVZ container based virtualization? Then you'll need this document to make your containers highly available. With this step-by-step guide, we'll show you how to use NFS to quickly and easily migrate containers between physical servers — and how to use that functionality for high availability!

 
 
MySQL High Availability on the Pacemaker Cluster Stack

You run a MySQL database? Then you'll need this document to make your databases highly available. With this step-by-step guide, we'll show you how to use Pacemaker and DRBD to quickly and easily make databases highly available!

 
 
MySQL High Availability on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

You run a MySQL database? And you deploy Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0? Then you'll need this document to make your databases highly available. With this step-by-step guide, we'll show you how to use DRBD to quickly and easily make databases highly available!

 
 
Deploying DRBD with Citrix XenServer

You run Citrix XenServer? With this step-by-step guide, we'll show you how to seemlessly integrate DRBD into XenServer based virtualization environments.

 
 
Dual Primary: Think Twice

Planning to run DRBD in Dual-Primary mode? Then you should read this document forwards and backwards. LINBIT highlights common pitfalls and explains where you had better use good care.

 
 
OCF Resource Agent Developer's Guide

If you write or maintain resource agents as specified by the Open Cluster Framework (OCF), you'll find this manual indispensable. Find out what's all-important about OCF RAs, compressed to about 20 pages!

 
 
Infiniband and DRBD Technical Guide

Infiniband with DRBD. In this paper, we discuss High Speed, Low Latency replication (IPoIB or SDP protocols) with LINBIT's DRBD in combination with Infiniband interconnect technology.

 
 
DRBD and EC2 Technical Guide

In this guide we will show how to utilize Amazon's EC2 and LINBIT's DRBD/DRBD Proxy combo to replicate data to the cloud for off-site replication. Common uses of this type of implementation are Disaster Recovery and Disaster Avoidance.

 
 
Highly available Virtualization with KVM, iSCSI & Pacemaker

Are you planning to deploy your enterprise cloud? Then you'll need this document to make your virtualization infrastructure highly available. With this step-by-step guide, we'll show you how to use open source iSCSI targets to quickly and easily migrate KVM domains between physical servers — and how to use that functionality for high availability!

 
 
Highly available NFS with DRBD and Pacemaker

If you are planning to run a highly available NFS service, then this manual is just right for you. We're showing you, step by step, how to configure and administer highly available, resilient NFS servers with DRBD and Pacemaker.

 
 
High Availability LogZilla Clustering

This paper discusses the steps necessary to build a highly available LogZilla
cluster environment. The team of Logzilla outlines all the necessary tools to build the cluster from
scratch using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS servers. It is assumed that the reader has a firm
grasp on the use of Ubuntu Linux and Linux commands in general.

Note: This guide is written by LINBIT, there credit belongs to the LogZilla team

 
 
Root on DRBD

In Root on DRBD Philipp Marek, Senior Developer at LINBIT, shows how to use DRBD to implement a block based backup solution for your mobile device. By putting the root file system directly upon DRBD it is possible to draw fast, incremental, space-efficient backups from your disk to a remote location. This gude explains the nessesary steps as well as the addiontal scripts to fully automate the whole process.

 
 
 
 
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