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SIOS LifeKeeper for Linux Version 9.6.1 Now Available


SIOS Technology has announced the immediate availability of SIOS LifeKeeper for Linux version 9.6.1. The latest version of its clustering software takes advantage of new security updates and application support critical to ensuring application high availability in customer infrastructures.

SIOS LifeKeeper for Linux lets IT managers run their business-critical applications in a flexible, scalable cloud environment, such as Microsoft Azure or AWS EC2, while maintaining high availability, disaster protection and optimal application performance. With SIOS LifeKeeper for Linux clustering software, customers can create a SANless cluster that uses only local storage, delivering cluster protection in cloud environments where shared storage solutions are impractical or impossible.

SIOS LifeKeeper for Linux version 9.6.1 adds support for RedHat Linux 8.5, Oracle Linux 8.5 and Rocky Linux 8.4 as an alternative to the discontinued CentOS. It also adds support for the following application versions: SAP HANA 2.0 SPS06, SAP S/4HANA 2021 and EnterpriseDB 14.

SIOS LifeKeeper for Linux comes with Application Recovery Kits (ARKs) that add application-specific intelligence, enabling automation of cluster configuration and orchestration of failover in compliance with application best practices.

The latest version of SIOS LifeKeeper includes updated SAP application ARK that supports NFS v4, allowing customers to use TCP, a more secure internet protocol, and also new Oracle Cloud ARK enabling customers to provide cost-efficient, OS agnostic HA protection for applications on the Oracle Cloud Platform.