[cgl_discussion] [Fwd: [ogfs-dev]EVMS 2.0 with cluster support]
tabmowzo at us.ibm.com
Wed Apr 2 14:56:23 PST 2003
John Cherry wrote:
> EVMS has been released as a clustered volume manager. It could address
> things like cluster wide device naming and could replace the notion of
> pools in OpenGFS. Does anybody on the cgl_discussion list have some
> bandwidth to evaluate this?
Folks, I'm sure he'll speak up for himself, but I asked Ram Pai of IBM
to join cgl_discussion. As is obvious from the below, he has a key role
in EVMS, and was central to the clustering support for it. I'm not sure
this specifically answer's John's request, but at least having Ram
involved should be a good thing overall.
> -----Forwarded Message-----
> > From: Ram Pai <linuxram at us.ibm.com>
> > To: Linux HA development list <linux-ha-dev at lists.community.tummy.com>, opengfs-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
> > Cc: evms-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
> > Subject: [ogfs-dev]EVMS 2.0 with cluster support
> > Date: 01 Apr 2003 17:08:26 -0800
> > Hi,
> > EVMS 2.0 with cluster support is now available for download.
> > This EVMS release supports the following cluster features.
> > 1. Creation of cluster containers using shared disks (known as
> > diskgroup in veritas terminology).
> > 2. Failover/Failback of private cluster containers(volumes
> > created from private containers can be accessed by only
> > the owning node).
> > 3. Support for shared containers (volumes created from shared
> > containers can be accessed simultaneously from all the
> > nodes of the cluster).
> > 4. Remote administration. (Ability to remotely configure local and
> > shared storage on any node of the cluster, from any
> > node of the cluster).
> > NOTE: Currently we support the Linux-HA cluster manager(popularly known
> > as heartbeat).
> > EVMS user guide is posted on the web site at
> > http://evms.sourceforge.net/users_guide/
> > The software is available at http://www.sf.net/projects/evms
> > Any feedback is appreciated. Our future EVMS clustering directions will
> > be based on valuable feedback that we get from the community.
> > Thanks,
> > --
> > Ram Pai
> > linuxram at us.ibm.com
> > 503-5783752
> > EVMS: http://www.sf.net/projects/evms
Peter R. Badovinatz aka 'Wombat' -- IBM Linux Technology Center
preferred: tabmowzo at us.ibm.com / alternate: wombat at us.ibm.com
These are my opinions and absolutely not official opinions of IBM, Corp.
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