Infiniband High Performance Storage

Cost Estimate


  • 2 servers with sufficient resource capacities (CPU, RAM, HDD) and Infiniband controllers
  • One of the following distributions:
    • Debian (6.0 or higher), 
    • Ubuntu (10.04 or higher),
    • RedHat Enterprise Linux (5 or higher) or compatible or
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (11 SP1 or higher)
  • Two independent cluster communication channels (IP or IPoIB network)
  • Infiniband connection between the two nodes and to the clients

Included Tasks: 

  • Installation of the necessary Infiniband drivers
  • Setup of the Infiniband connection (Uplink and Crosslink)
  • Installation of DRBD
  • Setup of a DRBD resource (Replication via Infiniband)
  • Installation of Heartbeat or Corosync
  • Setup redundant communication paths
  • Installation of Pacemaker
  • Basic configuration of Pacemaker
  • Consultancy concerning the best target for the concrete setup
  • Installation of the target
  • Resource setup for Pacemaker, including target 
  • Thorough Testing

Estimated Cost: 

40 credits per node, 80 credits in total (add to cart)

Please note: while we have compiled these estimates using our multi-year experience deploying clusters, individual configurations, and effort involved may vary. However, we'll be happy to issue a fixed-bid Statement of Work based on your individual situation. Please contact us for details.