Understudy from the Rodagroup: HA for Linux and Slowaris

Michael Brennen mbrennen at fni.com
Sun Oct 11 22:37:50 MDT 1998

Who?  Where?  How much?  etc.

   -- Michael

On Mon, 12 Oct 1998, Richard Sharpe wrote:

> here is some blurb from another company that does High Availability
> software for Linux:
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> We're currently in beta-test with a product that does IP alias fail-over
> on Linux (also Solaris and NT).  Basically: you install our product on a
> couple servers on the same subnet; daemons run on both that monitor the
> health both at an OS and application level of one or more IP aliases; and
> in the event of hardware/OS/application failure, the IP alias is moved
> from primary to backup.  Both machines can do other things as well and, in
> fact, each can back up the other.  Our initial product only handles
> clusters of two servers; of course, you can have multiple pairs of
> machines in separate clusters.  The initial product also doesn't handle
> replicating data; you have to do that yourself.

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