Open Source High-Availability Linux Clustering App Released
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:
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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