Virtualized clusters and high-performance computing News
November 22, 2011
Doing a long-distance live migration these days is a Herculean effort, but F5 Networks says it’s time is coming for mere mortals.
February 18, 2010
With the power of today's high-performance computers comes great responsibility. Servers with outrageous resources could end up taking down your virtual machine infrastructure.
June 23, 2009
Despite an uncertain future under Oracle, Sun Microsystems launched several high-performance computing hardware and software offerings this week.
May 19, 2009
In an about-face, Microsoft will now support failover clustering for SQL Server instances running in a virtual machine.
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A virtual machine, or VM, is a software computer that, like a physical computer, runs an operating system and applications. Continue Reading
Guest clustering is the go-to way to implement high availability in cluster-aware applications. Learn more about guest clusters and the requirements for creating them in this tip. Continue Reading
Virtual clustering has a reputation for being a difficult and extensive process, but it doesn't necessarily have to be. By starting small, you can greatly reduce virtual cluster complexity. Continue Reading
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Due to their effect on virtualized clusters, virtual SANs and overall database performance, new in-memory technologies like DRAM and RDMA networks are becoming more widely adopted. Continue Reading
Server failure can cause devastating setbacks and cost businesses untold amounts each year. Avoid the dangers of disaster recovery with VM clusters and high availability. Continue Reading
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Use these strategies for grouping virtualization host servers to make sure your data center stays organized and easy to manage. Continue Reading
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Recent evidence shows virtualization is a viable option for high performance computers today. Continue Reading
Converged infrastructure pods are a good option for virtualization, but administrators must decide whether simplicity is worth a clustering headache. Continue Reading
Adding OS-level high availability on top of an existing HA system may seem like overkill, but certain circumstances necessitate extra protection. Continue Reading