In a clustered installation, are there components other than Sterling B2B Integrator that should be clustered?
Depending on the reason for clustering, other components than Sterling B2B Integrator should be clustered.
This depends on the reason for clustering:
- If clustering is used for failover and the need to eliminate single points of failure, then all tiers of the environment must be protected.
- If you want to ensure the highest possible reliability for specific business processes, then additional effort is required in the design of those processes.
- If the purpose is performance, then additional effort is needed in arranging business processes so that the work can be efficiently split to take full advantage of the performance capabilities of a cluster.