Chapter 8Cluster-Enabled Applications

What is a cluster without applications? It’s not much use to your end users. So in this chapter we will discuss how to work with some common applications that typically run on Open Enterprise Server (OES) clusters, either NetWare or Linux. In this chapter you will find GroupWise, iFolder, Squid, and Samba as examples. Why not more? There are two reasons for that. One is that if you understand how clustered applications work and you grasp the concept behind them, you will be able to cluster-enable most of your own applications. The second reason is that there are too many applications out there to cover all of them. We should also point out that detailed descriptions for many Novell applications ...

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