The Low-Down on the Linux High-Availability Project
Jan 16, 2008, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Howard Dahdah)
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"What's great with using Linux for
"A tricky question, as I'm obviously somewhat biased. So rather
than making a feature list and comparing it to others, I'll compare
Linux HA to itself over time.
"I first came to the project in about 1999, which was pretty
early on in its history. I had some interest in doing simple
fail-over of mail and Web servers, which had come out of a need at
the ISP I worked for at that time. My solution was fairly simple:
only handling IP failover. And when the first release of Linux HA
came about it was able to handle things much better--it could
detect the failures too...!"