LINBIT Announces Competitive Replacement Program Targeting Ceph OpenStack Cloud Users

LINBIT Announces Competitive Replacement Program Targeting Ceph OpenStack Cloud Users With LINBIT DRBD-SDS, “Project Lightning” offers OpenStack Cloud Customers Lower Cost and up to 6x Better Performance “We have found LINBIT’s DRBD-SDS to be the highest performing option for our cloud deployments, which in turn lowers costs and improves quality of service for our customers.” […]

LINBIT and MySQL Partnership

DRBD® assures the high availability of databases The provider of the world’s most popular Open Source database and the austrian technology leader for Open Source solutions have concluded an agreement for cooperation. Therewith, MySQL AB and the Viennese LINBIT Informaton Technologies GmbH now share the same approach in terms of high availability. All MySQL business […]

Competitive Enterprise Storage Solution based on DRBD

LINBIT®: It doesn’t always have to be SAN Storage Area Network (SAN) isthe magic word for safe storage solutions. However, as SANs are based on Fibre Channel (FC) hardware, they usually are expensive due to the need of special hardware and switch components as well as fibre channel cables. LINBIT, the Viennese technology leader in […]

DRBD User’s Guide: The New Standard in High Availability Knowledge

New DRBD User’s Guide published! LINBIT is pleased to announce the availability of the new DRBD user manual. At users and administrators now find a detailed documentation for all topics related to DRBD. This documentation covers questions regarding the installation as well as the daily work with DRBD, the usage of various Clustering filesystems […]

DRBD for MySQL: One Year Down, Going Strong

LINBIT looks back on first year of cooperation with MySQL/Sun Microsystems As the 2008 MySQL Conference & Expo has wrapped up, LINBIT looks back on an extremely successful first year of the cooperation that brought Four-Nines High Availability to MySQL Enterprise. Since the Database Group at Sun Microsystems – formerly MySQL, Inc. – integrated LINBIT’s […]

LINBIT Partners with Thirdware to tackle Japanese Market

Japanese Linux pioneer Thirdware, Inc assumes DRBD® Certified Partner status As a DRBD Certified Partner, Thirdware provides full support for DRBD and DRBD+ for the Japanese market. Thirdware has also provided a Japanese translation of the DRBD project’s community web site (, available at Gerhard Sternath, LINBIT CEO/CFO commented, “we’ve known ThirdWare for quite […]

LINBIT Welcomes Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron!

DRBD® Integral Part of New LTS Release LINBIT hails the arrival of yet another enterprise Linux distribution to integrate DRBD. With the release of release of Ubuntu Linux 8.04 Hardy Heron , Canonical Ltd. joins SUSE/Novell and MySQL/Sun Microsystems who have already  been offering DRBD as part of their enterprise offerings for some time. With […]

LINBIT to present DRBD at Zarafa Summer Camp

High Availability for LAMP-based collaboration solution As part of this year’s Zarafa Summer Camp, LINBIT® presents DRBD® High Availability for the Zarafa mail and collaboration suite. Zarafa is a software package that allows customers to share e-mail and calendars via Microsoft Outlook, Personal Digital Assistants (PDA’s), or a web-based AJAX application. It serves as a […]

DRBD 8.3 available now!

Effective immediately, DRBD® 8.3 is the new and fully supported DRBD release. For the first time, the open source community benefits from all previously commercially licensed DRBD features. In the new version, LINBIT performs a change of course regarding its license policy: For the very first time, DRBD will contain all features that were previously […]

LINBIT improves usability of DRBD

New Management Console to administer DRBD®/Heartbeat clusters. In order to facilitate the installation of DRBD as well as integration into high availability clusters LINBIT has now developed a graphical user interface. The DRBD Management Console (DRBD MC) is from now on available as a beta-release and is, just like DRBD, available for free download under […]