Feature Matrices

Service management features by operating system

Feature Linux Solaris HP-UX AIX FreeBSD Mac OS X Tru64 Windows
resources
  • ip
  • loop
  • fs
  • bind mounts
  • lvm2 vg
  • veritas vg
  • sync
  • ip
  • lofs
  • zfs pool
  • veritas vg
  • sync
  • ip
  • fs
  • vg
  • sync
  • ip
  • fs
  • namefs
  • sync
  • vg
  • ip
  • md
  • fs
  • nullfs
  • zfs pool
  • sync
  • ip
  • fs
  • sync
  • ip
  • fs
  • sync
 
containers
  • lxc
  • openvz
  • xen
  • kvm
  • vbox
  • ovm
  • esx
  • docker
  • zone
  • ldom
  • xen
  • vbox
  • hpvm
  • srp
 
  • jail
  • vbox
   
scsi persistent reservation yes [1] (sg_persist) yes (sg_persist) yes [2] (scu) no yes (sg_persist) no yes (scu)  
rsync on snap lvm2 snaps zfs snaps vxfs snaps on lv jfs2 snaps on lv zfs snaps n/a advfs clonefset  
delta replication dds zfs send/recv n/a n/a zfs send/recv n/a n/a  
HA plugin
  • openha
  • heartbeatd
  • keepalived
openha openha not tested not tested not tested not tested  
IPv6 yes yes yes yes yes yes not tested  
Per-service resource capping yes (cgroup) no no no no no no  

Footnotes

[1]Multipaths with queue_if_no_path active are not supported for clustered services, patches coming.
[2]With dsf devices.

Inventory features by operating system

Inventory Linux Solaris HP-UX AIX FreeBSD Mac OS X Tru64 Windows
network yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
disks yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
os packages yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
os patches n/a yes yes yes n/a n/a yes yes
os stats yes yes yes yes no no no no
server hw yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
server os yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
san arrays yes yes yes yes yes yes yes no
san switch yes yes yes yes yes yes yes no
networker index yes yes yes yes yes yes yes no

Host and guest operating systems by virtualization product

Virtualization technology Host operating systems Guest operating systems
lxc
  • Linux
  • Linux
vz
  • Linux
  • Linux
docker
  • Linux
  • Linux
jail
  • FreeBSD
  • FreeBSD
zone
  • Solaris
  • Solaris Express
  • Solaris
  • Solaris Express
kvm
  • Linux
  • Linux
  • FreeBSD
  • Solaris
  • Solaris Express
  • Windows
xen
  • Linux
  • Solaris Express
  • Linux
  • FreeBSD
  • Solaris
  • Solaris Express
  • Windows
esx
  • ESX (Linux)
  • Linux
  • FreeBSD
  • Solaris
  • Solaris Express
  • Windows
ovm
  • Linux
  • Linux
  • FreeBSD
  • Solaris
  • Solaris Express
  • Windows
hpvm
  • HP-UX
  • HP-UX
  • Linux
  • FreeBSD
  • Windows
srp
  • HP-UX
  • HP-UX
ldom
  • Solaris on T-series
  • Solaris
  • Solaris Express
  • Linux
  • FreeBSD
vbox
  • Linux
  • Solaris
  • Mac OS X
  • Linux
  • FreeBSD
  • Solaris
  • Solaris Express
  • Windows

Supported data replication modes

Replication Commands

Sync/Async (typical

period)
Transport Trigger Cluster mode
Rsync
  • syncnodes
  • syncdrp
  • syncall
Asynchronous (hours)
  • ip
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • local
  • multi-site
  • cluster
  • disaster recovery
Netapp snapmirror
  • syncquiesce
  • syncresume
  • syncupdate
  • syncbreak
  • syncresync
  • syncswap
Asynchronous (seconds)
  • iscsi
  • fc
  • ip (nfs, smb)
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • local
  • multi-site
  • disaster recovery
Symmetrix SRDF-S
  • syncbreak
  • syncresume
  • syncswap
Synchronous
  • fc
  • on-demand
  • start on R2-side nodes
  • local
  • multi-site
  • disaster recovery
HP 3Par Remote Copy
  • syncupdate
  • syncbreak
  • syncresume
  • syncswap
Synchronous or Asynchronous (seconds)
  • fc
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • local
  • multi-site
  • disaster recovery
Datacore replication
  • syncresume
  • syncupdate
  • syncbreak
Asynchronous (seconds)
  • fc
  • iscsi
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • local
  • multi-site
  • cluster
  • disaster recovery
Dds
  • syncfullsync
  • syncupdate
  • syncverify
Asynchronous (minutes)
  • ip
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • local
  • multi-site
  • disaster recovery
Drbd
  • start
  • stop
  • startstandby
Synchronous or Asynchronous (seconds)
  • ip
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • Primary / Primary
  • Primary / Secondary
  • local
  • multi-site
  • cluster
  • disaster recovery
Zfs
  • syncnodes
  • syncdrp
  • syncall
  • syncupdate
Asynchronous (minutes)
  • ip
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • local
  • multi-site
  • cluster
  • disaster recovery
Btrfs
  • syncnodes
  • syncdrp
  • syncall
  • syncfullsync
Asynchronous (minutes)
  • ip
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • local
  • multi-site
  • disaster recovery
Docker images
  • syncnodes
  • syncdrp
  • syncall
Asynchronous (minutes)
  • ip
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • local
  • multi-site
  • disaster recovery
  • cluster
Symmetrix clone
  • syncbreak
  • syncresync
 
  • fc
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • local
HP EVA snap
  • syncresync
 
  • fc
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • local
Datacore snap
  • syncresync
 
  • fc
  • iscsi
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • local
IBM DS8xxx snap
  • syncresync
 
  • fc
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • local
NEC ISM, Bull Optima snap
  • syncresync
 
  • fc
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • local
Ceph RADOS snap
  • syncresync
 
  • ip
  • scheduled
  • on-demand
  • local