Stretched Clusters: Shared Storage Considerations To Be Adaptable And Future-Ready
Datacore, June 6th, 2019
June 6, 2019,
Volume 255, Issue 1
Stretched clusters are becoming more popular as geographical redundancy becomes a requirement for specific business models that must be up 24 x 7 even when one of its data centers is temporarily out of commission
"A stretched cluster, sometimes called a metro-cluster, is a deployment model in which two or more host servers are part of the same logical cluster but are in separate sites, buildings or geographical locations some distance apart - generally within a metropolitan area. Should one site experience a major outage, the other can immediately take over its duties, and business goes on without any detectable disruption. Once the outage is addressed, the workloads are again rebalanced across facilities..."
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