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

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SQL clustering without WSFC (Windows Server Failover Clustering)

Is it possible to cluster, or make SQL "highly available" without having to pay the huge enterprise prices? By the looks of it, any type of SQL clustering requires enterprise edition Windows Server. ...
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Apache multi node file system [on hold]

my company has developed a private file sharing application in php5.x. We use debian 7.8 as operating system: apache 2.2 as a webserver and mariadb 10.x for DB. All users files are stored in a file ...
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Can you list a Datastore Cluster's sDRS Schedule via PowerCLI?

We have a lot of datastore clusters, most if not all are supposed to have sDRS schedules applied to stop them moving VMs at busy periods. Obviously we could trawl through them manually to check if ...
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Multiple vCenter Services for redundancy

I've been reading up on linked mode, but this only applies to the management on multiple clusters from a single vCenter via linking other vCenter's into it. My question is - can you have two servers ...
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Fully-distributed HBase cluster configuration [closed]

I'm new in Hbase and I need to do some experiments with it. I want create a cluster with two nodes (a master and a slave) and according to what I read, HBase runs under a Hadoop Distributed File ...
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mysql galera 2-way cross-cluster replication

Scenario and setup Two mysql galera clusters in two datacenters with 2-way multi-master replication Each cluster has 3 nodes: 2 full nodes and 1 garbd node Example host names: dc1-sql1 --> ...
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Choice of distributed filesystem for intensive reads and writes

I have a series of servers (HP ProLiant, 34 servers) each of which with 500 G of hard drive space. These servers are part of a computational cluster which runs processes that roughly fall into two ...
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Clustering filesystem for small files

I'm looking for a distributed filesystem which I could use for storing lots of small files (<1MB usually). What I want to get is: 2 servers which have the fs mounted themselves and mirror the ...
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How to set up Zabbix to monitor SQL Server Failover Active-Passive Cluster?

It should be simple, so it is just most likely my approach being totally off and someone will hopefully prod me into the right direction. We have a Zabbix 2.0.3 server instance set up monitoring a ...
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Cluster - Supercomputer - Renderfarm [closed]

I always see huge datacenters that have thousands of cores. For example the renderfarm of ILM. And I always wonder how to set up such a big system and use it for rendering or other stuff.. Does ...
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Is it a good idea to store Docker volumes in glusterfs?

I am currently thinking about migrating some of our servers and apps to a coreos enviroment. One of the problems I see here is the management of persistent data as coreos does not handle Docker ...
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How does HA / failover work?

Let's say we have ten servers, each one has a copy of stateless application. user enters address in a browser / client program. dns server returns a list of ip (however many people say that dns ...
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clvmd problems during the RHEV cluster deployment

We are deploying Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization cluster and we faced a problem attempting to start clvmd service after the lvm partition creating. The following has been completed successfully: ...
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Pacemaker and Stonith : passive node won't bring up resources

I'm working with Pacemaker and Stonith for High-Availability with a 2-node cluster (nodes called here A and B). Both nodes have one IPMI as fence device. The deal is : A is currently running ...
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Pacemaker ocf:heartbeat:IPaddr on different subnets

I'm trying to add a Pacemaker virtual IP address; with it, the gateway, and the two VMs it serves on different subnets. I've only done this before with all IPs on the same subnet, and I need some ...
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MariaDB Galera Cluster, Force Sync

I have three servers in a multi-master Galera cluster. I've imported some old databases recently, and noticed that the tables were being created across all three, but the data wasn't being ...
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How to manage access to nodes in a cluster?

I am about to set up a server cluster for our company's web applications. At the beginning there will be 3 hardware servers in Proxmox HA setup in a remote datacenter running about 20-30 VMs all ...
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Heavy write to Galera cluster - table locked, cluster practically unusable

I set up Galera Cluster on 3 nodes. It works perfectly for reading data. I have done simple application to make some test on the cluster. Unfortunately I have to say that the Cluster fails totally ...
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What happens if fleet can not meet the requirements for an unit

Take a look at the following scenario: I have a CoreOS / fleet cluster with 4 nodes. There are 4 apache units with the following line Conflicts=apache@%i.service One machine goes down. Fleet ...
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Cassandra NetworkTopologyStrategy

I would like to configure the following multi-datacenter Cassandra cluster: DC-EUROPE has 3 Cassandra nodes (1.1.1.1, 1.1.1.2, 1.1.1.3) DC-ASIA has 3 Cassandra nodes (2.2.2.1, 2.2.2.2, 2.2.2.3) Each ...
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How to reserve complete nodes on Sun Grid Engine?

How do you use SGE to reserve complete nodes on a cluster? I don't want 2 processors from one machine, 3 processors from another, and so on. I have a quadcore cluster and I want to reserve 4 ...
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alternative to Clusterssh for managing multiple SSH server

Is there any alternative to Clusterssh,pssh etc? to manage multiple ssh based servers through one interface? one weakness in Clusterssh is that my servers use key based authentication, with ...
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NetApp cluster fail to start

I have a big problem with my FAS2020 (configured as iScsi storage for 2 esxi 4 server). I couldn't ping the 2 ip address of the FAS so I connect by the serial port with putty for monitoring the boot ...
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Tomcat mod_jk cluster skip 404 http status

I am trying Tomcat Clustering with mod_jk for months and so far not so bad but facing a problem during deployment. I am using FarmDeployer to copy and deploy the WAR to other nodes in the cluster but ...
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What distributed FS, with small files read / write workload perform better?

I have 2 machines sharing storage via iscsi (multipath), soon we add another one, this machines are Web app servers that read small files on shared storage ( < 256kB), and write them back. so we ...
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LSF Cluster Upstart Job

So I would like machines in our office to auto start LSF on boot. So I took my first stab at writing an upstart job. The goal here is to run these commands for startup: /usr/local/lsf/bin/lsadmin ...
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How to mount disk in sheepdog cluster ?

In the documentation its given that, to mount the disk in the sheepdog node add following line in /etc/fstab /dev/sda1 /mnt/sheep/0 ext4 defaults,user_xattr,noatime 0 0 But I am facing some problem ...
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Heartbeat fails to start

I have two virtual machines running CentOS 6.6 (I use WMware workstation). I have heartbeat installed and configured on both. The configurations are: /etc/ha.d/ha.cf udpport 694 debugfile ...
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Why both nodes in OCFS2 cluster keep rebooting?

We created an OCSFS2 cluster by using SUSE Linux High Availability Extensions on SLES SP3. The cluster nodes are two Apache servers which share one disk. We have stonith enabled and SBD daemon. It ...
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What's the best way to manage product images in a Magento Cluster?

I'm running Magento CE on multiple web node. The Admin Backend is always running on the same server, so all the images are uploaded on this server. On my
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Apache Kafka consumer client connecting to Apache Zookeeper: EndOfStreamException

I get an error when trying to 'consume' messages from Kafka (2.9.2-0.8.1) with a Zookeer stand-alone (3.4.5). You can see the source code below as well as the error message and logfile from Zookeeper. ...
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How to use baseimage and deriverd image to create VMs in ceph cluster?

Scenerio: Suppose I have a template disk image and I want to use this to create many VMs by using this template file as a baseimage and derived image for different VM instances. in qemu we can use ...
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MariaDB Galera Deployment

I am looking to experiment with MariaDB 10 Galera Cluster. I am looking for highly available, scalable and reliable architecture. Basically I am curious what would be the better architecture and would ...
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Pacemaker continously logging “Changed active directory”

I have a newly installed CentOS 6.6 two-node cluster using Pacemaker. Every 10 seconds /var/log/pacemaker.log shows this "Changed active directory to /var/lib/pacemaker/cores/root" message (and ...
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HA Cluster with OpenVZ and DRBD

I would like to create an HA Cluster using OpenVZ and DRBD. I found this tutorial http://www.olindata.com/blog/2013/12/building-ha-cluster-openvz-drbd-heartbeat-and-pacemaker and I got as far as Step ...
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Monitor network statistics with vnstat on CoreOS?

I notice that vnstat isn't installed on CoreOS. Is there a comparable way to monitor network usage on a CoreOS cluster? Certainly one could run vnstat through a Docker container but I assume that ...
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zpool disappears whenever solaris cluster reboot or power cycle

I have following setup Oracle Solaris 10 -> 5.10 Generic_147147-26 sun4v sparc Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.1.0 - 64bit production Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3u2 for Solaris ...
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Best practices for shared storage between Windows web servers?

I've searched high and low for a whitepaper on storing uploads and serving content (primarily images) via a Windows 2003 web farm, but to no avail. Our hosting facility has a SAN, which we have access ...
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Using a JBOD for redundant NFS

I have a Xyratex sp-2224 JBOD enclosure (dual controller) and a pair of Dell servers with SAS HBAs installed that I'm looking to utilize in a redundant NFS cluster. The hardware isn't what I'm ...
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Run Server from Clustered File Server DRBD & GFS2

We are trying to eliminate a single point of failure for our files without a SAN. We currently have a single server for file serving (locally), web server, and database (in VM). Looking at using DRBD ...
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IBM V7000 firmware upgrade effect on mounted LUN

We've IBM storwize V7000 Storage where the firmware is going to be upgraded to latest version.. This will require a reboot to the storage. I've got arround 10 LUN's (almost 10TB) coming from this ...
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Mount two nfs's shares from different storage over the same directory on linux

I have a set of 4 Linux web servers on cluster all of them have the same mount point: /folder This /folder is a NFS mount share over a NAS but is full and no more luns/disk are available to expand ...
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What is the correct procedure for shutting down a Windows 2008 Cluster?

We are trying out a Windows 2008 R2 Cluster server at the moment. What is the correct sequence of events for shutting down a cluster for maintenance?
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Does Windows Server 2008 R2 standard edition support cluster?

I want to install sql server 2008 r2 edition in a cluster environment. Can I use Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard edition? Thanks.
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Best scenario for global data replication and distribution between multiple servers [closed]

I need to store and serve about 30TB of data (for now) and the number will increase pretty fast. I also have to keep costs low, so I will have servers with no RAID at all. Instead data should be ...
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Redis high availability and load balancing

I'm using Redis for some time and now we want to move to a redundant cluster which would be fault tolerant, highly available and load balanced. I principally use Redis for some PHP web application ...
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Aggregate switch ports to go through different iptables servers acting as firewalls?

Scenario: One internet connection with the need to firewall a very high number of pps, without having to invest in expensive hardware firewalls. I do not have a specific number of pps to aim after, ...
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Why does requesting GPUs as a generic resource on a cluster running SLURM with the built-in plugin fail?

Disclaimer: This post is quite long as I tried to provide all relevant configuration information. Status and Problem: I adminster a gpu cluster and I want to use slurm for job management. ...
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pacemaker/corosync node doesnt work after system upgrade

Few days ago I updated(yum update) one of my cluster node. While yum was performing cleaning operations after upgrade it tried to restart pacemaker. This operation hanged for quite some time until I ...
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keepalived cluster ping physical ip fails

My szenario looks like below: Router = R[number] Switch = S[number] R1      R2  I           I S1-----S2 ...