Oracle Solaris Cluster Essentials (Google eBook)

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Pearson Education, Sep 9, 2010 - Computers - 464 pages
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Thousands of IT organizations have adopted clustering to improve the availability of mission-critical software services. Today, with the rapid growth of cloud computing environments, clustering is even more crucial.

 

Now, there’s a comprehensive, authoritative guide to the industry’s most stable, robust clustering platform: the Oracle Solaris Cluster. Oracle® Solaris Cluster Essentials thoroughly covers both Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.2 and Oracle Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition, offering start-to-finish lifecycle guidance for planning, implementation, management, and troubleshooting.

 

Authored by Oracle Solaris Cluster expert Tim Read, this book covers both high availability and disaster recovery features, and offers detailed guidance for both Oracle and non-Oracle database environments. It also presents several example implementations that can be used to quickly construct effective proofs-of-concept.

 

Whether you’re new to clustering or upgrading from older solutions,this bookbrings together all the information you’ll need to maximize the value, reliability, and performance of any Oracle Solaris Cluster environment.

 

You’ll learn how to

  • Understand Oracle Solaris Cluster’s product features and architecture, and their implications for design and performance
  • Establish requirements and design clustered systems that reflect them
  • Master best practices for integrating clustering with virtualization
  • Implement proven disaster recovery planning techniques
  • Efficiently maintain Oracle Solaris Cluster environments

Part of the Solaris System Administration Series, Oracle® Solaris Cluster Essentials combines a complete technology introduction and hands-on guide for every architect, administrator, and IT manager responsible for high availability and business continuity.

  

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Contents

Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Overview
Features and Architecture
3 Combining Virtualization Technologies with Oracle Solaris Cluster Software
4 Managing Your Oracle Solaris Cluster Environment
Features and Architecture
7 Managing Your Oracle Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition Systems
8 Example Oracle Solaris Cluster Implementations
9 Example Oracle Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition Implementations
Bibliography
Index
Footnotes
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Tim Read has worked in the UK computer industry since 1985. He joined Sun Microsystems in 1990 and now works as a software developer in Oracle’s Solaris Availability Engineering group. He has written and coauthored many Sun BluePrints and white papers, including “Designing Enterprise Solutions with Sun Cluster 3.0.” He holds a joint honours degree in physics with astrophysics from the University of Birmingham. When not working, he enjoys running, tandem riding, and exploring the islands of the Outer Hebrides in northwest Scotland.

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