IP failover - Slice setup and installing Heartbeat

Following from the previous article, we can now look at setting up our Slices and installing Heartbeat.

This is a very easy process that allows for quick access to a High Availability Slice setup.

IP failover - High Availability explained

A popular feature available at Slicehost is the ability to have a failover IP 'shared' between Slices.

This article outlines what that means. Further articles will explain how to set this up on your Slice(s) to allow you to create a High Availability setup.