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The Register: Big-time Linux cluster breaks cover

Jul 19, 2000, 11:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)

"SGI's FailSafe looks like being the first high-availability clustering for Linux to break cover."

"The first public demos of the open sourced Linux FailSafe are expected at the LinuxWorld Expo in August, we gather; the binaries were made available on request last week, and should be available on SGI's site this week."

"Unlike the current hamper of web server clusters, FailSafe was designed to host database and TP applications using the shared-everything model pioneered by DEC in its original VAXClusters (now TruClusters) - a model adopted by almost everyone else except Tandem and Microsoft."

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