How to Choose a Proper Failover and Set Up High Availability

Orest Lesyuk, Solutions Engineer, StarWind

Duration: 22:30

Published: April 13th, 2021

Key points of the webinar:

  • Importance of choosing a proper failover strategy
  • HeartBeat and Node Majority, their specifics
  • How to configure a storage-level HA cluster using either

You may be wondering which failover strategy would suit your infrastructure better. There are many things to consider here, like existing storage infrastructure, systems needs, etc. In the present video, you will learn about the importance of failover in general, look closer at HeartBeat and Node Majority storage-level failover strategies, the specifics regarding each one, and how to properly set up your High Availability device using either of them. You will also learn how to properly set up a HeartBeat or a Node Majority HA cluster. The video will be useful for system and network administrators looking to minimize the chances for downtime, avoid split-brain, and establish an optimal scenario for their given storage infrastructure’s work.