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shared nothing

An operating environment in which applications do not share memory or storage with each other. It implies that processes and/or data are distributed into separate servers or logical partitions that each function on their own. See database partitioning.
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In the shared nothing architecture, each node runs independently in the data center and inter-node status is transparent, so a distributed data storage system needs to maintain a global view about the data information.
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LifeKeeper supports both shared nothing configurations using data replication and shared storage configurations which can be built using direct- attached shared SCSI, Fibre Channel SANs or Network Attached Storage devices.
To address these problems, today's cluster computing approaches utilize what is commonly called a scale-out or shared nothing approach to parallel computing.
IBM's bets are now on shared nothing, despite Oracle's attempts to leverage IBM's mainframe shared-disk clustering heritage.
Shared nothing MPP machines account for 358 machines, up from 327, while traditional vector systems decline from 65 to 58.

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