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Newly introduced storage clustering technology addresses these challenges by distributing the "master" or management functionality across multiple storage servers.
In a proof-of-concept experiment, the researchers applied KL clustering to genetic data from the Onto-Express database of the Wayne State University Intelligent Systems and Bioinformatics Laboratory.
According to the company, developers simply identify application information to cluster, add that information's location to the configuration files and start clustering their framework.
In clustering without virtualization, as opposed to the virtualized but non-clustered technique described above, the storage elements (controllers and drives) form a cluster.
This design enables controllers placed in multiple, fiber-distance locations to continue to process storage requests even if all but one controller fails--thanks to active-active N-way clustering.
Adds Ari Zilka, founder and CEO of Terracotta, "The reality is that clustering is a challenge everyone faces, from Fortune 500 companies to organizations running a couple of Tomcat servers.
Fortunately, object-based storage clustering offers a new approach to fill the expanding gap between Linux cluster growth and the lack of scalable data access.
We are excited by the arrival of Continuent p/cluster, the first reliable and most effective high availability clustering solution for PostgreSQL.
In a production environment, database and hardware clustering deliver improved availability, performance and scalability.
Another key benefit of clustering is that it helps make systems more scalable because it allows for incremental growth.
The suite works at the server level in clustering groups.
Industrial clustering in India: Local dynamics and the global debate