HA cluster

Jordi Prats jprats at cesca.es
Thu Nov 1 12:24:33 PDT 2007

I'll give a try to heartbeat. I want to failover NFS servers, and 
database servers. By now I'm running cman+rgmanager (RedHat cluster suite)


Michael Widerkrantz wrote:
> Sorry if this is a duplicate, but I haven't seen my post in the
> archives.
> Jordi Prats <jprats at cesca.es> writes:
>> So there's no HA cluster for FreeBSD? RH cluster suite use kernel
>> modules, so I cannot just recompile it, on the other hand clusterit
>> does not fit all my requirements.
> That depends on what you mean with "HA cluster", I guess. What do you
> want to do? What kind of systems are you doing failover for? Do you
> want load balancing with that? What kind of systems do you want to
> balance load on? Stateless web servers? Do you want weighting as well?
> For example, heartbeat from linux-ha.org is in the ports system under
> sysutils/heartbeat. I don't know if it's up to date with the version
> at linux-ha, though, but the linux-ha web site says their system runs
> on FreeBSD.
> OpenBSD's CARP has been ported to FreeBSD if you want to do failover
> for firewalls with pf.
> There are many load balancers that can run on top of FreeBSD.

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