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1 February 2010 Hearbeat 3.0.2 released see the Release Notes

18 January 2009 Pacemaker 1.0.7 released see the Release Notes

16 November 2009 LINBIT new Heartbeat Steward see the Announcement

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2019-12-10 01:38:01

The Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University centers on multi-disciplinary research in ecosystem science to improve our understanding of the complex interactions between humans, management activities, and ecosystems.

This entry courtesy of Ty! Boyack

We are using heartbeat at NREL, in both academic and research areas. Currently our uses include fully transparent firewalls (used in conjuction with mac spoofing and proxy arp), web servers (apache), and soon mysql servers. We have also been testing the system as a disk server, and expect that our next deployment of disk servers will be built on heartbeat-based failover clusters. This is a great product - I'd love to see it expand to N+1 cluster environments.

The Department of Geological Sciences at Southern Methodist University performs research on geophysical imaging, remote sensing, infrasound and seismo-acoustic sensing, tectonics, and seismicity of industrial mining explosions.

This entry courtesy of David P. Anderson

The Department of Geological Sciences runs a web and ftp server consisting of two inexpensive 933Mz systems configured to operate as a single server using linux virtual server with hardware redundancy and heartbeat monitoring provided by the Linux-HA utilities. This nifty low-cost solution provides a robust redundant, scalable architecture which avoids single points of failure and which incorporates content mirroring and automated fail-over. The system provides continuous infrasound and seismic data streams for the S.M.U. TXAR and NVAR seismographic stations, as well as web service for the Geological Sciences research programs. In that role it has also successfully survived three slashdottings in 2002-2003!

The Department of Informatics at the University of Bergen has as its goal to conduct education and research on a high international level.

This entry courtesy of Jan-Frode Myklebust, system engineer at BCCS

We use heartbeat in two clusters. One is for a two-node cluster doing failover Samba and NFS. The other is a two-node cluster for email (smtp, imap) and printing (cups).

One cluster uses both IBM xSeries machines and ServeRAID disk hardware.

FIXME, write more details ASAP...