Chapter 8. High Availability and Scaling
In the previous chapters, we have discussed the different components and configuration of CloudStack. In this chapter we are going to discuss the following:
- Highly available deployment of CloudStack
- High availability manager in CloudStack
- Deploying applications in the CloudStack environment in a high availability configuration
- Scaling applications up and down in CloudStack
Ensuring high availability in CloudStack
High availability is an important aspect in a cloud computing environment. It ensures minimum downtime of the cloud service and the applications utilizing the cloud environment. High availability can be ensured by providing multiple instances of a system so that if one of the systems is down, the others ...