Open-Source Solaris Cluster

I'm excited to report that the HA Clusters community group on OpenSolaris.org went live this morning!

In addition, we released over 200,000 lines of Solaris Cluster code, including most of the Sun Cluster Agents and the Data Services Automated Test Suite, under the name, Open High Availability Cluster. This code is available under the Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL), as is most of the code on OpenSolaris. You can download the code here.

The agents and test code compiles with Sun Studio 11, which is freely available from the Sun Download Center.

We're committing to open-source the full Solaris Cluster product over the next 18 months, including the agents, core, Geographic Edition, test suites, and docs. We expect to open nearly three million lines of code! (Two million lines of product code and one million lines of test code).

I'm looking forward to working with the new HA Clusters community on future Open HA Cluster development!

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[Trackback] With Sun Cluster (at least since 3.0) we have a really excellent product to build high availability clusters. Yesterday the first bits of this product went open source at opensolaris.org. Or as Nicholas writes:We're committing to open-source the full ...

Posted by c0t0d0s0.org on June 27, 2007 at 06:57 AM MDT #

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