By BigAdmin team on Jan 11, 2010
Interested in using Solaris Cluster (formerly known as Sun Cluster)? You can find updated information and resources here for Sun's high-availability and clustering products.
The Sun Cluster Oasis Blog from Sun Availability Engineering has the latest information on Solaris Cluster and its uses for business continuity, disaster recovery, and application high availability. Read about the latest release, Solaris Cluster 3.2 11/09.
The new Solaris Cluster 3.2 11/09 update includes Solaris Container Cluster support of Oracle E-Business Suite, Siebel CRM 8, and single instance Oracle Database; Oracle ASM support with single
instance Oracle Database in Solaris Containers; and many more features.
This IDC white paper discusses customer challenges where high availability and virtualization intercept, with the use of Solaris Cluster as a solution. (Login or registration required.)
Oracle on Solaris Cluster: Stuff you might have missed is an update in the Sun Availability Engineering group's Sun Cluster Oasis blog. This aggregation of good information includes the Sun Reference Architecture for Oracle 11g Grid white paper.
Key features in this new update release include:
- Extended Solaris Container support with Oracle RAC database
- Quorum monitoring for outage detection
- Exclusive-IP in Zones support to allow for Solaris Container isolation
- Flexible fencing
- New Configuration Checker for better diagnosibility
- Support for ZFS as root file system
- Agents for supporting the latest versions of many applications
For more information, see this blog.
Solaris Cluster Express 12/08 is a complete version of Sun Cluster
3.2 software that runs on Solaris Express Community Edition Build 101a. Many bug fixes for happy clustering. Download SCX 12/08. You can find documentation here. More info in this blog.
P.S. Best wishes for a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year!