shared resource

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shared resource

[′sherd ′rē‚sȯrs]
(computer science)
Peripheral equipment that is simultaneously shared by several users.

shared resource

Sharing a peripheral device (disk, printer, etc.) among several users. For example, a file server and laser printer in a LAN are shared resources. Contrast with shared logic.
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The synchronized storage is presented to WSFC as if it were a shared disk.
Disk Heartbeat capability helps avoid false failovers by providing an additional alternate communication channel through which heartbeat messages are exchanged between the two nodes of the cluster using shared disk.
b) Passive (local) standby node which in case that the active primary node fails, takes over the resources, including shared disk.
How can they maintain full service when they know a shared disk is starting to malfunction and needs to be swapped out?
A virtual infrastructure has a single point of failure: shared disk space.
In these cases, commonly accessed data may reside on selected sections of the shared disk.
Finally, it looks for shared disk drives and tries to reach those devices.
Other new features include cross-node mirroring, fibre connections to shared disk storage and new cluster management tools.
Prices for shared disk models reduced16 percent, with prices starting at $26,300.
It's only because of a shared disk file system like GFS (global file system freeware developed at the University of Minnesota) and the availability of some other products that we've been able to use FC in our production process.
For database problems, the near-linear speedup and scaleup of these shared-nothing machines allows them to outperform current shared-memory and shared disk mainframes.