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Oracle® Solaris Cluster 4.3 Concepts Guide

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Updated: September 2015
 
 
Chapter 1

Introduction and Overview

The Oracle Solaris Cluster product is an integrated hardware and software solution that you use to create highly available and scalable services. The Oracle Solaris Cluster Concepts Guide provides the conceptual information that you need to gain a more complete picture of the Oracle Solaris Cluster product. Use this book with the entire Oracle Solaris Cluster documentation set to provide a complete view of the Oracle Solaris Cluster software.

This chapter provides an overview of the general concepts that underlie the Oracle Solaris Cluster product.

    This chapter does the following:

  • Provides an introduction and high-level overview of the Oracle Solaris Cluster software

  • Describes the several views of the Oracle Solaris Cluster professionals

  • Identifies key concepts that you need to understand before you use the Oracle Solaris Cluster software

  • Maps key concepts to the Oracle Solaris Cluster documentation that includes procedures and related information

  • Maps cluster-related tasks to the documentation that contains procedures that you use to complete those tasks