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“Simple Quorum Drive for the FreeBSD CTL HA and the BeaST Storage System by Mikhail Zakharov During our experiments on developing the BeaST storage system we faced the lack of an automatic LUN failover function of the CTL HA subsystem. Yes, … Continue reading
That is how my first Solaris with CDE looked like when I installed it years ago on a home computer with Intel Pentium CPU onboard. I begged a copy of the installation CDROM and a bootable floppy drive in the institute lab. Then … Continue reading
As I promised earlier, I have just finished a new paper on how to use the BeaST Quorum (BQ) device for automatic LUN failover switching on active/active storage controller system with FreeBSD CTL HA. Also I have updated BQ to version 1.1.
Another bright topic for today! BSD Magazine has just published the fresh issue with my article on the cover! “As Benjamin Franklin once said, “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” In that spirit, we are happy to deliver another … Continue reading
You may say it’s not worth writing a post on the subject, just use the Command Suite CLI, Luke and that’s all! But sometimes HCS CLI behavior is not so obvious. Telling the truth it may surprise you.
Today I am pleased to announce BQ (the BeaST Quorum). It is a simple quorum drive implementation which is suitable to run with the FreeBSD CTL HA and the BeaST Storage system. Soon I’m going to write a long post … Continue reading