Clustering software vs hardware clustering – simplicity vs complexity

Clustering software vs hardware clustering - simplicity vs complexity

This article compares a clustering software with its load balancing, real-time replication and automatic failover features and hardware clustering solutions based on shared disk and load balancers.

Comparison: clustering software vs hardware clustering

Simplicity of a clustering software vs a hardware clustering

Architecture SafeKit clustering software
SafeKit clustering software
Hardware clustering Server cluster - Hardware clustering Hardware load balancersHardware network load balancing and farm clustering
Features (1) Real-time file replication
(2) Failover toolkit
(3) Network load balancing
(1) Disk replication
(2) Failover toolkit
(1) Network load balancing
Hardware Standard physical servers, virtual servers or Cloud Dedicated storage (shared or replicated) Dedicated network load balancing boxes
Software Standard editions of Windows, Linux and databases (even OS for PC and free editions of databases) Enterprise editions of OS and databases Software modules in the load balancers
Skills No specific IT skills for deploying SafeKit High level skills in storage and OS High level skills in network

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