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Shared Data Clusters: Scaleable, Manageable, and Highly Available Systems (VERITAS Series)

Shared Data Clusters: Scaleable, Manageable, and Highly Available Systems (VERITAS Series)

ISBN: 978-0-471-44885-3

Feb 2003

448 pages

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Description

Clustering is a vital methodology in the data storage world. Its goal is to maximize cost-effectiveness, availability, flexibility, and scalability. Clustering has changed considerably for the better due to Storage Area Networks, which provide access to data from any node in the cluster.
  • Explains how clusters with shared storage work and the components in the cluster that need to work together
  • Reviews where a cluster should be deployed and how to use one for best performance
  • Author is Lead Technical Engineer for VERITAS Cluster File Systems and has worked on clusters and file systems for the past ten years
Preface.

Acknowledgments.

PART ONE: BASICS.

Chapter 1: Computers and Operating Systems.

Chapter 2: Networks for Clusters.

Chapter 3: Storage Subsystems.

Chapter 4: Highly Available Systems.

Chapter 5: Transactions and Locking.

Chapter 6: Shared Data Clusters.

Chapter 7: Volume Managers.

Chapter 8: File Systems.

Chapter 9: Databases and Other Applications.

PART TWO: CLUSTERING TECHNOLOGY.

Chapter 10: Cluster Monitor.

Chapter 11: Cluster Messaging.

Chapter 12: Cluster Lock Manager.

Chapter 13: Cluster Transaction Managers.

Chapter 14: Cluster Volume Manager.

Chapter 15: Cluster File System.

Chapter 16: Cluster Manager.

Chapter 17: SAN Manager.

PART THREE: USING SHARED DATA CLUSTERS.

Chapter 18: Best Practices.

Chapter 19: Case Studies.

Reading List.

Index.