Chapter 1. Red Hat Cluster Suite Overview

Chapter 1. Red Hat Cluster Suite Overview

1.1. Cluster Basics
1.2. Red Hat Cluster Suite Introduction
1.3. Cluster Infrastructure
1.3.1. Cluster Management
1.3.2. Lock Management
1.3.3. Fencing
1.3.4. Cluster Configuration System
1.4. High-availability Service Management
1.5. Red Hat GFS
1.5.1. Superior Performance and Scalability
1.5.2. Performance, Scalability, Moderate Price
1.5.3. Economy and Performance
1.6. Cluster Logical Volume Manager
1.7. Global Network Block Device
1.8. Linux Virtual Server
1.8.1. Two-Tier LVS Topology
1.8.2. Three-Tier LVS Topology
1.8.3. Routing Methods
1.8.4. Persistence and Firewall Marks
1.9. Cluster Administration Tools
1.9.1. Conga
1.9.2. Cluster Administration GUI
1.9.3. Command Line Administration Tools
1.10. Linux Virtual Server Administration GUI
1.10.1. CONTROL/MONITORING
1.10.2. GLOBAL SETTINGS
1.10.3. REDUNDANCY
1.10.4. VIRTUAL SERVERS

Clustered systems provide reliability, scalability, and availability to critical production services. Using Red Hat Cluster Suite, you can create a cluster to suit your needs for performance, high availability, load balancing, scalability, file sharing, and economy. This chapter provides an overview of Red Hat Cluster Suite components and functions, and consists of the following sections:


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