The Sun Cluster HA for Solaris Containers data service manages each zone as a resource that is controlled by the RGM.
Use the Sun Cluster HA for Solaris Containers data service if any of following criteria is met:
You require delegated root access.
The application is not supported in a cluster.
You require affinities between resource groups that are to run in different zones on the same node.
If you plan to use the Sun Cluster HA for Solaris Containers data service for an application, ensure that the following requirements are met:
The application is supported to run on global-cluster non-voting nodes.
The application is integrated with the Solaris OS through a script, a run-level script, or a Solaris Service Management Facility (SMF) manifest.
The additional failover time that is required to boot a zone is acceptable.
Some downtime during maintenance is acceptable.
For information about how to use the Sun Cluster HA for Solaris Containers data service, see Sun Cluster Data Service for Solaris Containers Guide for Solaris OS.