PowerHA for AIX is the new name for HACMP (High Availability Cluster Multiprocessing). HACMP is an application HACMP Basics. History IBM’s HACMP exists for almost 15 years. It’s not actually an IBM product, they ou!ht it from C”AM, #hich #as later renamed to. A$ailant. HACMP basics. HACMP Cluster can be managed by 1) Smit 2) WebSMIT. Config tasks. Configure Cluster Topology; Then HACMP Resources.

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POWERHA/HACMP: Basic commands – syscookbook

Figure 5 demonstrates the capacity to deliver extreme hackp scalability within the commercial application arena. See Figure 9 below. Capacity on Demand CoD: After installing AIX, the first step is to install the required filesets. If the environment is not correct and error recovery procedures cannot fix the problem, ensure there are adequate alerts email, SMS, SMTP traps etc sent out via the network to bazics appropriate support administrators.

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Clearly the goal is to return the machine to the state it was in before the application start script was run.

By clicking Submityou agree to the developerWorks terms of use. Please choose a display name between characters. PowerHA does not perform some administrative tasks like backups, time synchronization, and any application specific configuration. Thanks Sir for the post, Will appreciate if u can give some more knowledge about the topic that can tell us some of the practical issues as well.

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There are manuals across all IBM eServer lines that provide this information. It is important that you read these topics before configuring your cluster. Some of the issues to avoid are: Blades are an outstanding example of this. Basically, one node will heartbeat to the disk and the other will detect it.

Clustering: A basic 101 tutorial

It is also true that functions that have traditionally been directly connected to individual servers, such as network connections and storage, are becoming centrally deployed so as to deliver more efficient utilization, easier scalability and greater flexibility. While it is possible to have all nodes in the cluster running applications a configuration referred to as “mutual takeover”the most reliable and available clusters have at least one standby node – one node that is normally not running any applications, but is available to take them over in the event of a failure on an active node.

Determining what data you need to replicate is similar to deciding what kind of data you need to backup and save when preparing a backup and recovery strategy. Use of nodes without redundant adapters should not be considered best practice. In information technology, scalability involves the ability to retain performance levels when seamlessly adding new components as your business growth requires.

This is highly convenient when you need to perform system maintenance, such as applying basic temporary fixes PTFsinstalling a new release, or upgrading your system. Additionally, a Web-based business environment also means that enterprises can no longer expect a single, gigantic “computer in the sky” to solve all its processing needs — even though a server can probably be purchased to handle a company’s total “volumes” in regard to data storage, etc.


The online planning worksheets OLPW can be used for the planning purpose. From A3 to ZZZ this guide lists 1, text message and online chat abbreviations to help you translate and understand today’s texting lingo. Your choice depends on: Sign in or register. The first step is to identify the available major number on all the nodes baics shown on Basixs 3 below.

Being able to distinguish between certain failures, for example the failure of a network and the failure of a node, requires a second network! Once both the nodes are able to see the same disks this can be identified using LUN numberheartbeat over disks will be configured. The simplest high-availability cluster configuration is a two-node cluster as shown here using two iSeries servers.

A little history, please? You’ll also need to determine what type of communications media is compatible with clustering. This naturally suggests that processors with small numbers of slots should bqsics avoided. I heartly thank you for sharing u r knowledge.