Hi Thank you for reading my post Can some one please let me know what is a cell when an article talk about high availablity of a J2EE application? does it means a frame in a mainframe, does it means an entire physical server ? or it is just an instance of application server? the article that I am reading is :
In WebSphere land at least, a cell is a group of computer systems, a node is one computer, a server is one instance of WebSphere. A cell can have one or more nodes, a node can have one or more servers. I'm not sure if cell == cluster necessarily. My old team said clone (noun) instead of server. We had a cell of 3 computers with 2 nodes each for six clones. Just to confuse things, the "computers" are now virtual.
This very brief WebSphere Architecture page is as close as I found to a reference on this. [ December 10, 2007: Message edited by: Stan James ]
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