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This web page is no longer maintained. Information presented here exists only to avoid breaking historical links.
The Project stays maintained, and lives on: see the Linux-HA Reference Documentation.
To get rid of this notice, you may want to browse the old wiki instead.

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

Last site update:
2018-07-21 01:59:47

Our Vision for High-Availability

We are trying to create a world where world-class high-availability software and techniques are taken for granted.

In such a world, it is simply assumed that if it's even reasonably important that HA techniques have been taken advantage of whether in a cluster or a single machine.

We see the following obstacles to this coming about:

  • Availability of affordable, world-class HA software and information

    • The Linux-HA software
    • The Linux-HA web site
  • TCO of HA Systems

    • Hardware
    • Software
    • Staffing
  • Complexity of HA systems

    • Human knowledge - make it simple to learn
    • Installation - make it simple to install
    • Management/Operations - make it simple to manage
    • Troubleshooting - make it simple to troubleshoot
  • Awareness of HA systems

    • Create awareness that HA can be affordable
    • Create awareness that HA techniques are easy to learn
    • Create awareness that HA systems are easy to install and maintain