"DRBD is a Linux project to provide a real time distributed
filesystem. Part two of this series will dig deep into a real-world
installation example. We'll use Sun's virtualbox software to create
a couple of VMs, then configure those VMs with DRBD, and finally
install and test MySQL running on volumes sitting on DRBD.
"Virtualbox - An Easy and Powerful VM Solution
"Sun has a great free virtual machine solution called
Virtualbox. There are many such options, but I chose theirs because
it runs on Linux, Windows and Mac, so it should work for
"The download can be found here:
"It of course comes with a simple GUI installer, so I won't go
through that in too much detail. That is pretty straightforward.
Once you have that installed, fire it up and we'll run through the
steps to create a vm. Since we will also be installing CentOS on
our virtual machines, I recommend you go find that here: