Highly scalable and highly available cluster system management scheme

  • US 6,427,163 B1
  • Filed: 07/10/1998
  • Issued: 07/30/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/10/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A cluster multiprocessing system, comprising:

  • a plurality of data processing systems segregated into a plurality of resource groups each including an application and at least two data processing systems;

    a plurality of configuration objects each corresponding to a resource group within the plurality of resource groups, each configuration object containing;

    configuration and status information for the corresponding resource group; and

    an associated owners list identifying data processing systems within the corresponding resource group; and

    a configuration database on each data processing system within the cluster multiprocessing system, each configuration database containing at least one configuration object, wherein a configuration object for a resource group is replicated on each data processing system identified in the owners list associated with the configuration object, wherein a configuration database on a data processing system included within X resource groups, where X is greater than one, contains X configuration objects.

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