[Linux-cluster] Discovering the world of clustering

Marian Marinov mm at yuhu.biz
Fri Aug 31 18:33:13 UTC 2007

You can always use Xen virtual machines which can easy migrate from machine to 


You can have the Xen virtual machines over a GFS cluster.

Best regards
  Marian Marinov
On Friday 31 August 2007 18:07:49 Augusto Lima wrote:
> Hi, i'm Augusto and i don't know much about clusters.
> I'm from brazil, so my english it's not quite good.
> I have an idea to test in my organization.
> We have two large DELL servers with 6GB RAM each and a Xeon 3GHz
> processor each.
> They have also lots of disk space.
> We want to cluster the 2 servers and run VMware Server on them, trying
> to utilize most of the processors and the available RAM all the time.
> We have plans to make 6 Virtual Machines running on top of them.
> We also want to take advantage of High Availbility on our
> configuration, meaning that if one servers goes down, the other have to
> hold the 6 VMs for a period of time.
> We can't afford any paid solution, since our organization does'nt
> support that kind of implementation.
> So, i'm wondering if anyone can give a opinion about if it is possible
> and how can i do it using only free solutions.
> Thanks in advance,
> Augusto
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