This chapter describes the key concepts that are related to the software components of the Oracle Solaris Cluster environment. The information in this chapter is directed to system administrators and application developers who use the Oracle Solaris Cluster API and Oracle's Sun Developer's Toolkit (SDK). Cluster administrators can use this information in preparation for installing, configuring, and administering cluster software. Application developers can use the information to understand the cluster environment in which they work.
This chapter covers the following topics: