Deploying PowerHA Solution with AIX HyperSwap

A draft IBM Redpaper publication

Abstract

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication will help you plan, install, tailor and configure the new PowerHA® with Hyperswap clustering solution.

PowerHA with HyperSwap® adds transparent storage protection for replicated storage, improving overal system availability by masking storage failures.

The PowerHA cluster is an Extended Distance cluster with two sites which manages in principal the replicated storage infrastructure through HyperSwap functionality.

The storage is provided by two DS8800 configured to replicate each other using Metro Mirror (PPRC - Peer-to-Peer remote Copy) - synchronous replication. DS8800 supports in-band (SCSI commands) communication which is used to manage (and automate) the replication using AIX® HyperSwap framework and PowerHA automation and management capabilities.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to PowerHA HyperSwap with IBM DS8800
Chapter 2. PowerHA HyperSwap Cluster Planning
Chapter 3. PowerHA cluster with AIX HyperSwap Active/Standby for applications using shared file system
Chapter 4. PowerHA HyperSwap cluster with Oracle standalone database using ASM
Chapter 5. PowerHA cluster with AIX HyperSwap Active/Active for applications using Oracle RAC


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30 August 2013


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ISBN-10
0738453927

ISBN-13
9780738453927

IBM Form Number
REDP-4954-00

Number of pages
208

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