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Pro Linux High Availability Clustering by Sander van Vugt

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CHAPTER 9

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Creating an Open Source SAN

Now that you know all about the basic cluster configurations, it’s time to have a look at some practical use cases. In this chapter, you’ll discover how to create an open source storage area network (SAN) using Pacemaker and related open source software. You’ll learn how to configure the following:

  • A mirrored network block device with a distributed replicated block device (DRBD)
  • An iSCSI target to provide access to the DRBD
  • A cluster configuration that manages the location of the active DRBD

Creating an Open Source SAN with Pacemaker

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