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IBM System Blue Gene Solution: Blue Gene/Q Service Node Failover using Linux High Availability

An IBM Redpaper publication


Published on 22 May 2013

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ISBN-10: 0738450367
ISBN-13: 9780738450360
IBM Form #: REDP-4657-00

Authors: Kiswanto Thayib, Jeff Chauvin, John Fraley and Nick Goracke

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    This IBM® Redpaper™ publication explains how to configure failover for an IBM Blue Gene/Q® service node. This process includes downloading and installing software from the Linux-HA project, configuring clustering and storage, and setting up the Hardware Management Console (HMC) as a Shoot the Other Node in the Head (STONITH) device.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Overview

    Chapter 2. Configuring high availability on a service node

    Chapter 3. Active-Active configuration

    Chapter 4. Additional Linux-HA commands for system administrators

    Chapter 5. Failure modes detected by the Linux-HA software

    Chapter 6. Creating a three-node quorum for GPFS configurations


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