Sun Cluster Overview for Solaris OS

Multihost Disk Storage

Sun Cluster software makes disks highly available by utilizing multihost disk storage, which can be connected to more than one node at a time. Volume management software can be used to arrange these disks into shared storage that is mastered by a cluster node. The disks are then configured to move to another node if a failure occurs. The use of multi-hosted disks in Sun Cluster systems provides a variety of benefits, including the following: