Open Source High-Availability Linux Clustering App Released

by Kevin Bedell

The eXtreme Computing Research (XCR) group at Louisiana Tech University announced today the first public release HA-OSCAR 1.0 beta.


The HA-OSCAR project is a collaboration between the following commercial, educational and government research labs:


The goal of the HA-OSCAR project is to combine the High Performance Computing capabilities of Linux clustering with a new set of High Availability features. The are working to enhance Linux clustering to make it highly-available for mission-critical and downtime-sensitive applications.


A significant part of this effort has been spent in working to eliminate single points of failure in Linux clustering. Other features in the areas of self-healing, failure detection and automatic faileover and fail-back.


HA-OSCAR leverages clustering capabilities provided by the Open Cluster Group's OSCAR 3.0 project.


An installation wizard has been provided as has a Webmin-based set of administration tools.


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2004-03-28 17:12:53
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