This book provides guidelines for creating a resource type for a software application, such as Oracle Database, Oracle GlassFish Server, or DNS. As such, this book is intended for developers of resource types.
To understand the contents of this book, you must be thoroughly familiar with the concepts that are presented in the Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.3 Concepts Guide .
This chapter provides an overview of the concepts that you need to understand to develop a data service. This chapter covers the following topics: