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Re: [Linux-cluster] Announce: Node Assassin - Open hardware cluster fence device

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 12:30:16AM -0400, Digimer wrote:
> On 10-04-20 12:08 AM, Fabio M. Di Nitto wrote:
> >On 4/20/2010 5:35 AM, Digimer wrote:
> >>On 10-04-19 11:26 PM, Fabio M. Di Nitto wrote:
> >
> >>>>    It fully implements the FenceAgentAPI, including independent sensing
> >>>>of a Node's on/off status. There is a simple installer and uninstaller
> >>>>that has been tested on CentOS 5.x and should work on any system
> >>>>supporting Red Hat style clustering.
> >>>
> >>>Do you think we can work out a merge strategy to be able to ship
> >>>fence_na directly withing cluster releases? I´d love to see it
> >>>integrated right away.
> >>
> >>I've been trying to get in touch with someone at Red Hat do accomplish
> >>this very thing. With luck, I will find the right person soon. I
> >>designed the software with Red Hat in mind, so hopefully it will be a
> >>simple task.
> >
> >All relevant people were already in CC to my reply :) So there we are..
> Wonderful, thank you! (Hello guys! *waves*)
> >>>>    If you don't want to build your own, I am working with an embedded
> >>>>systems engineer in the hope of having pre-built units available in the
> >>>>next few months. They will support 8 to 64 nodes each depending on the
> >>>>model. If you think you would be interested in this, please let me know.
> >>>>Whether these see the light of day or not largely depends on the
> >>>>feedback I get.
> >>>
> >>>Well if you get around to build them, please let me know. I am
> >>>interested in a bunch of them ;)
> >>>
> >>>Cheers
> >>>Fabio
> >>
> >>Thank you for the interest! We're hoping to have them ready before too
> >>long. If I know someone wants a bunch, it will motivate me to get it
> >>done that much sooner!
> >

That's a nice project, and I'll want one too. Depends if you can ship it to Brazil :)

> >I´d be happy to get a 32/64 ports setup (if the price is reasonable).
> >Mostly.. I´ll never have the time to build it myself. Nevermind my
> >super-rusty skills to assemble electronic components ;)
> >
> >Cheers
> >Fabio
> The biggest slow down will be getting safety certifications so that
> they are legal to sell. The first version we'll get out the door
> will be the 8 and 16 port versions. I am reluctant to invest in the
> 24+ until I know there is a market for it. Mainly because I am
> bank-rolling this myself and I want to make sure there is decent
> interest first. However, you can use multiple Node Assassins at the
> same time, so you would be able to scale out very easily. :)
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Carlos Eduardo Maiolino
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Red Hat - Global Support Services

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