[CentOS] Replacement for Linux-HA (heartbeat) - RedHat cluster?

Robert Slade centos at likley.co.uk
Fri Nov 30 12:49:22 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-11-30 at 09:30 +0000, Amos Shapira wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm beginning to give up on making Linux-HA's heartbeat work for my
> environment (CentOS x86_64) and am wondering what other option have I
> got to help me:
> 1. Use IPVS to maintain a cluster of virtual servers, either
> master/slave or load-balanced. 
> 2. Use DRBD in master/slave fashion to keep a home-grown application
> highly-available.
> The first thing I stumbled upon is RedHat Cluster Suite
> (http://www.linuxtopia.org/online_books/centos_linux_guides/centos_cluster_configuration_and_management/), from which I also saw some packages on my CentOS servers.
> I've never heard of it before and am just starting to dig its docs,
> but if someone here can confirm/deny that this is a possible route to
> take it might save me some time or doubts. 
> Thanks,
> --Amos

Perhaps you should read the CentOS docs - see
http://www.centos.org/docs/5/ - cluster suite overview and admin


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