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ALSO CALLED: Server Clustering, Storage Clustering
DEFINITION: In computers, clustering is the use of multiple computers, typically PCs or UNIX workstations, multiple storage devices, and redundant interconnections, to form what appears to users as a single highly available system. Cluster computing can be used for load balancing as well as for high availability. Advocates of clustering suggest that the approach can help an enterprise achieve 99.999 availability  … 
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Financial Services Grid Computing on Amazon Web Services
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines best practices for managing large grids on the AWS platform and offers a reference architecture to guide your organization in the delivery of these complex systems. Read on to gain insight into high performance computing within the financial services industry.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013


Do You Really Need A SAN-Based Cluster? Ten Essential Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Cluster Solution
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Businesses today are deploying applications in physical, virtual, and cloud environments, and as such, clusters based on storage SANs are no longer the go-to choice for application security. SAN-less clusters offer increased flexibility and cost savings without sacrificing performance -- but will they work for your IT environment?
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 05 Feb 2014

SIOS Technology Corp

9 Reasons Why NetScaler Beats F5
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper compares two market-leading application delivery controllers (ADCs) to help your organizations find the one that best aligns with your business needs.
Posted: 12 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Citrix

Optimize your Network with ADC Clustering
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Discover why active-active clusters of application delivery controllers (ADCs) are critical to not only improve app performance but also reduce waste, heighten potential ROI, simplify management, and improve reliability.
Posted: 12 Aug 2013 | Published: 12 Aug 2013

Citrix

Buyer’s Checklist: Scale-out storage systems
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
WHITE PAPER: Scale-out NAS systems can accommodate data growth simply by adding more capacity resources; and processing power can be increased as needed.
Posted: 10 May 2012 | Published: 08 May 2012

SearchStorage.com

Desktop Engineering: High Performance Cluster Computing Survey
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: An executive summary of the results of a survey conducted by Desktop Engineering to gauge its audience's familiarity with high performance cluster computing and its benefits.
Posted: 21 May 2014 | Published: 21 May 2014

IBM

EMC Isilon Best Practices for Hadoop Data Storage
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the best practices for setting up and managing the HDFS service on an EMC Isilon cluster to optimize data storage for Hadoop analytics.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

Startup Guide to Configure Your Dell PowerEdge VRTX System
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this step-by-step, visually aided information guide for configuring a chassis solution with Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 in a supported failover cluster environment.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Remove IT Constraints and Speed Response to Business Changes with Clustered Data ONTAP
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how one storage clustering technology enables non-disruptive operations, increases operating efficiency, and delivers seamless scalability. It also includes highlights of a newly released version of this clustered storage solution.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

NetApp

IDC Technology Spotlight - Continuous Operations for Applications with Multiple Storage Array Access
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores a distributed storage approach within your data center. Read on to discover how this technology can help you, minimize downtime with continuous operations, reduce application complexity and achieve higher storage utilization with increased availability.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC Corporation

Turning Clusters Into Super-Servers With Virtual SMP Technology
sponsored by ScaleMP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers an alternative to x86-based clusters.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 | Published: 24 Jun 2013

ScaleMP

Re-enforcing a Reduced IT Infrastructure Model with High Availabilty
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Do you want an affordable, advanced storage clustering solution with high availability? Discover how you can use LSI Syncro CS solution at a low-cost that is even simpler-to-deploy.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

Building an Affordable, Fully Redundant Storage Appliance
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: A shared storage solution is critical to achieving many of the benefits of server virtualization. Find out how LSI Syncro CS solutions can help you get reliable and high availability shared storage now.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

Affordable High Availability (HA) Delivers Convenience, Value and Improved Response Time to Retail Branches
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Need to minimize the risk of server failures and optimize your inventory database? LSI shows why deploying HA servers at your retail branch locations is critical to adding value to your business.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

LSI Corporation.

LSI Syncro CS Solutions Performance Considerations
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Want faster, affordable high availability deployment for DAS architecture? Read how Syncro CS solution, with LSI MegaRAID technology, can help you easily defeat cost and management problems.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

Dell 2-2-1 Solutions: High-Availability Virtualization with Dell PowerEdge R410 Servers
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This configuration guide walks you through the critical activities that take place during a virtualization deployment and describes a recommended reference architecture that can help you achieve your desired results. Learn more about the key features of this technology and how to properly enable them in this essential resource.
Posted: 19 Sep 2012 | Published: 19 Sep 2012

Dell and Microsoft

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) 11g Release 2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to save on IT resources while supporting new and existing business applications with Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC)'s high availability and scalability.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

Oracle Corporation

A Technical Overview of the Oracle SPARC SuperCluster T4-4
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how the versatile design of the Oracle SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 along with powerful, bundled virtualization capabilities makes it an ideal platform for  consolidating  enterprise servers and workloads and  deploying multi-tiered applications with Web, database, and application components.  
Posted: 24 Apr 2012 | Published: 24 Apr 2012

Oracle Corporation

A Technical Overview of the Oracle SPARC SuperCluster T4-4
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how the versatile design of the Oracle SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 along with powerful, bundled virtualization capabilities makes it an ideal platform for  consolidating  enterprise servers and workloads and  deploying multi-tiered applications with Web, database, and application components.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: System Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, an Engineered System consisting of software, firmware, and hardware designed to meet the highest standards of reliability, serviceability and performance.
Posted: 09 Apr 2012 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

Dell: Expanding Its Position as an HPC Market Leader
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: With several offerings available, choosing the ideal high performance computing (HPC) offering for your business can be a daunting task. This resource examines one well-reputed HPC vendor and explains how it differentiates itself in the competitive marketplace.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

RESIN CLOUD SUPPORT 3rd Generation Clustering For Elastic Cloud Scaling
sponsored by Caucho Technology
WHITE PAPER: Java and PHP Web applications can be difficult to deploy, scale and maintain in cloud environments using existing technology. Read this white paper to learn how clustering technology provides the elasticity needed to ensure the capacity, reliability and availability necessary for cloud-enabled Web applications. 
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 23 Feb 2012

Caucho Technology

Dynamic Routing Architecture
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to find out how dynamic routing architecture (DRA) optimizes communications beyond clustering in complex, distributed topologies to enable easier scaling and greater agility in changing the IT environment to meet changing business needs and market conditions.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

Progress

High Availability and Load Balancing
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: This paper, the third in a series on enterprise data integration, examines how "connection-weighted load balancing" provides fast, reliable, highly available cluster processing.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Progress

Dell DX Object Storage Platform - Advanced Storage Node Configuration
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Dell DX Object Storage Platform provides configuration of cluster-wide parameters through the web-based management console on the DX Cluster Services Node (CSN). This white paper provides instructions on configuring advanced configurations through the node configuration files.
Posted: 01 May 2011 | Published: 27 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc.
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CLUSTERING DEFINITION (continued): …  in some cases. One of the main ideas of cluster computing is that, to the outside world, the cluster appears to be a single system.A common use of cluster computing is to load balance traffic on high-traffic Web sites. A Web page request is sent to a "manager" server, which then determines which of several identical or very similar Web servers to forward the request to for handling. Having a Web farm (as such a configuration is sometimes called) allows traffic to be handled more quickly.Clustering has been available since the 1980s when it was used in DEC's VMS systems. IBM's Sysplex is a cluster … 
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