Tag Archives: BeaST

BeaST Quorum functional tests and usage explanations

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. Advertisements

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New BSD Magazine issue with my article!

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

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Quorum device for the FreeBSD CTL HA and the BeaST Storage system

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

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My article on FreeBSD CTL High Availability and ALUA functions is shown on BSD Now TV!

In the issue #165 of BSD Now two awesome guys, Allan Jude and Kris Moore, show my paper while explaining FreeBSD CTL HA and ALUA subsystem.

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The BeaST storage is mentioned on BSD Now TV!

While reviewing two BSD Magazine issues Allan Jude and Kris Moore discuss also the BeaST storage architecture articles. BSD Now, Episode 157, starting from 0:53:05

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Playing with the renewed CTL High Availability implementation in FreeBSD

As I promised lately, here is my small report on trying to use the new CTL HA in the BeaST storage system. “This CTL HA enhancement looks extremely important for the BeaST storage system as implementation of high available native … Continue reading

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FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE Announcement

Good news! They finally released it! I’m downloading the new version in a hurry to tame the BeaST to live within. And the most interesting part for me is: “The CTL High Availability implementation has been rewritten. [r287621] (Sponsored by iXsystems)” It looks like FreeBSD supports native dual-node … Continue reading

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