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High-availability cluster

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High-availability clusters (also known as HA clusters or fail-over clusters) are groups of computers that support server applications that can be reliably utilized with a minimum amount of down-time. [1]

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Address Resolution Protocol

The Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) is a communication protocol used for discovering the link layer address, such as a MAC address, associated with a given network layer address, typically an IPv4 address.

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American Megatrends

American Megatrends Incorporated (AMI) is an American hardware and software company, specializing in PC hardware and firmware.

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Apache ZooKeeper

Apache ZooKeeper is a software project of the Apache Software Foundation.

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Application strings manager

An application strings manager is a software tool primarily designed to optimize the download and storage of strings files used and produced in software development.

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BOSH (software)

BOSH is an open source project that offers a tool chain for release engineering, deployment & life-cycle management of large scale distributed services.

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Cluster Shared Volumes

Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) is a feature of Failover Clustering first introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2 for use with the Hyper-V role.

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Clustered web hosting

Clustered hosting is a type of web hosting that spreads the load of hosting across multiple physical machines, or node, increasing availability and decreasing the chances of one service (e.g., FTP or email) affecting another (e.g., MySQL).

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Computer cluster

A computer cluster is a set of loosely or tightly connected computers that work together so that, in many respects, they can be viewed as a single system.

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Continuous availability

Continuous Availability is an approach to computer system and application design that protects users against downtime, whatever the cause and ensures that users remain connected to their documents, data files and business applications.

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Danny Dolev

Daniel (Danny) Dolev is an Israeli computer scientist known for his research in cryptography and distributed computing.

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Distributed Replicated Block Device

DRBD is a distributed replicated storage system for the Linux platform.

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In computing and related technologies such as networking, failover is switching to a redundant or standby computer server, system, hardware component or network upon the failure or abnormal termination of the previously active application, server, system, hardware component, or network.

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HAC may refer to.

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High Availability Port Monitor (HAPM) is an open source application that checks status of local TCP/UDP ports.

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Hardware Platform Interface

The Hardware Platform Interface (HPI) is an open specification that defines an application programming interface (API) for platform management of computer systems.

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Heartbeat network

In computer clusters, heartbeat network is a private network which is shared only by the cluster nodes, and is not accessible from outside the cluster.

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HP Serviceguard

HP Serviceguard, formerly known as MC/ServiceGuard, is a high-availability cluster software produced by HP that runs on HP-UX and Linux.

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IBM High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing

IBM PowerHA SystemMirror (formerly IBM PowerHA and HACMP) is IBM's solution for high-availability clusters on the AIX Unix and Linux for IBM System p platforms and stands for High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing.

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The JobScheduler is an open-source computer application for enterprise-level scheduling and process automation.

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Kubernetes (commonly stylized as K8s) is an open-source container-orchestration system for automating deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications.

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LapLink cable

A Laplink Cable, also known as null-printer cable, allows the connection of two computers via the parallel port to establish a direct cable connection.

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Linux Virtual Server

Linux Virtual Server (LVS) is load balancing software for Linux kernel–based operating systems.

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The Linux-HA (High-Availability Linux) project provides a high-availability (clustering) solution for Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris and Mac OS X which promotes reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS).

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List of file systems

The following lists identify, characterize, and link to more thorough information on computer file systems.

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Locus Computing Corporation

Locus Computing Corporation was formed in 1982 by Gerald J. Popek and Gregory I. Thiel to commercialize the technologies developed for the LOCUS distributed operating system at UCLA.

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Message passing in computer clusters

Message passing is an inherent element of all computer clusters.

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Microsoft Cluster Server

Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS) is a computer program that allows server computers to work together as a computer cluster, to provide failover and increased availability of applications, or parallel calculating power in case of high-performance computing (HPC) clusters (as in supercomputing).

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Multi-master replication

Multi-master replication is a method of database replication which allows data to be stored by a group of computers, and updated by any member of the group.

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MX record

A mail exchanger record (MX record) is a type of certified and verified resource record in the Domain Name System that specifies a mail server responsible for accepting email messages on behalf of a recipient's domain, and a preference value used to prioritize mail delivery if multiple mail servers are available.

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N+1 redundancy

N+1 redundancy is a form of resilience that ensures system availability in the event of component failure.

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NetApp filer

In computer storage, a so called NetApp "filer" was referring to the storage systems product by NetApp, before block protocoles were supported.

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NetWare is a discontinued computer network operating system developed by Novell, Inc. It initially used cooperative multitasking to run various services on a personal computer, using the IPX network protocol.

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ONTAP or Data ONTAP or Clustered Data ONTAP (cDOT) or Data ONTAP 7-Mode is NetApp's proprietary operating system used in storage disk arrays such as NetApp FAS and AFF (also known as NetApp Filer), ONTAP Select and Cloud Volumes ONTAP.

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Open Cluster Framework

Open Cluster Framework (OCF) is a set of standards for computer clustering.

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Oracle NoSQL Database

Oracle NoSQL Database is a NoSQL-type distributed key-value database from Oracle Corporation.

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oVirt is free, open-source virtualization management platform.

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Pacemaker (software)

Pacemaker is an open-source high availability resource manager software used on computer clusters since 2004.

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Peter Nelson (researcher)

Peter C. Nelson, Ph.D. is an American Artificial Intelligence researcher and Computer Science professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and as of 2008 he has been the Dean of the College of Engineering.

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Red Hat cluster suite

The Red Hat Cluster includes software to create a high availability and load balancing cluster.

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Reliability, availability and serviceability

Reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) is a computer hardware engineering term involving reliability engineering, high availability, and serviceability design.

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Replication (computing)

Replication in computing involves sharing information so as to ensure consistency between redundant resources, such as software or hardware components, to improve reliability, fault-tolerance, or accessibility.

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SCST is a GPL licensed SCSI target software stack.

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Sequent Computer Systems

Sequent Computer Systems was a computer company that designed and manufactured multiprocessing computer systems.

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Server Core

Server Core is a minimalistic Microsoft Windows Server installation option, debuted in Windows Server 2008.

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SIOS Technology Corp.

SIOS Technology Corp. is a San Mateo, California-based company focused on IT operations analytics ITOA, global cloud computing opportunities, business continuity and disaster recovery solutions for large enterprises.

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Solaris Cluster

Oracle Solaris Cluster (sometimes Sun Cluster or SunCluster) is a high-availability cluster software product for Solaris, originally created by Sun Microsystems, which was acquired by Oracle Corporation in 2010.

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Split-brain (computing)

Split-brain is a computer term, based on an analogy with the medical Split-brain syndrome.

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SteelEye LifeKeeper

SIOS Protection Suite for Linux (formerly known as SteelEye LifeKeeper) is a high-availability cluster software, for Linux computer systems.

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SUSE is a German-based, multinational, open-source software company that develops and sells Linux products to business customers.

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Switchover is the manual switch from one system to a redundant or standby computer server, system, or network upon the failure or abnormal termination of the previously active server, system, or network, or to perform system maintenance, such as installing patches, and upgrading software or hardware.

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TruCluster is a closed-source high-availability clustering solution for the Tru64 UNIX operating system.

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UnixWare NonStop Clusters

NonStop Clusters (NSC) was an add-on package for SCO UnixWare that allowed creation of fault-tolerant single-system image clusters of machines running UnixWare.

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Veritas Cluster Server

Veritas Cluster Server (rebranded as Veritas Infoscale Availabilty and also known as VCS and also sold bundled in the SFHA product) is a high-availability cluster software for Unix, Linux and Microsoft Windows computer systems, created by Veritas Technologies.

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VMmanager is a commercial Linux-based Server virtualization software control panel or type II OpenVZ / KVM hypervisor.

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A VMScluster is a computer cluster involving a group of computers running the OpenVMS operating system.

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Warewulf is a computer cluster implementation toolkit that facilitates the process of installing a cluster and long term administration.

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Windows 2000

Windows 2000 (codenamed NT 5.0) is an operating system for use on both client and server computers.

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Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2008 is the second major release of the Windows Server family of operating systems for server computers.

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Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Server 2008 R2 is a server operating system produced by Microsoft.

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Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2016 is a server operating system developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems, developed concurrently with Windows 10.

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Zadara Storage

Zadara Storage is a computer data storage company founded in 2011, with headquarters in Irvine, California.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-availability_cluster

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