From: Kelley, Scott <Scott.Kelley@di...> - 2005-04-22 16:30:11
OpenSSI does not magically have some way to re-instantiate failed
process (regardless of their nature) upon node failure. The best you
could do would be to have it start GSX on a new node and boot the vm's
The only way I know to move running virtual machines across physical
chassis is VMware's VMotion technology. This requires their ESX product
and shared disk storage. We are using it quite successfully. But even
in this case, I am not aware of any product (yet) that will give you
back your vm's with state if a chassis fails; the vm's will need to boot
on a new node. I hear there are products to do this that will be
available in about a year.
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Subject: [SSI-users] VMWare running on top of OpenSSI (and not
I would like to know if it would be possible to establish an OpenSSI
cluster, and then run VMWare GSX server on top of that, where if there
was a failure on one of the nodes, that the virtual machine running on
that node would then be migrated to another node in the cluster without
affecting the uptime of the server or its services running inside of the
Has anyone tried this? Comments?
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