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ALSO CALLED: Server Clustering, Storage Clustering
DEFINITION: In computers, clustering is the use of multiple computers, typically PCs or UNIX workstations, multiple storage devices, and redundant interconnections, to form what appears to users as a single highly available system. Cluster computing can be used for load balancing as well as for high availability. Advocates of clustering suggest that the approach can help an enterprise achieve 99.999 availability  … 
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Simplify the User Experience
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WEBCAST: This valuable video explores the challenges of managing high-performance cluster environments and offers to solutions from IBM.
Posted: 16 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Jun 12, 2014

IBM

Load Balance Simplification and the need for an ADC
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WEBCAST: This webcast reveals the changes affecting the modern data center network and details one of the fastest growing ADC solutions on the market that optimizes the delivery of apps and services with pay-as-you-grow elasticity.
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Exchange 2010 Roadmap Series: Backup and Recovery
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WEBCAST: In this expert mediacast, featuring Exchange pro, Lee Benjamin, learn how to improve backup and recovery of your Exchange environment. Discover the new features of Exchange 2010 to enhance your backup and recovery efforts. Find out what you should know about clustering and how to avoid common pitfalls.
Posted: 09 Dec 2009 | Premiered: Dec 9, 2009

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HP StorageWork EFS Clustered Gateway
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WEBCAST: In this webcast, learn how the HP StorageWorks Enterprise File Services Clustered Gateway, a mid-range NAS file server gateway, allows you to scale your file serving performance in a near linear fashion.
Posted: 17 Sep 2009 | Premiered: Sep 1, 2009

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Enhancing Disk-to-Disk Backup with Data Deduplication
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WEBCAST: FalconStor's data deduplication solutions address the problem of duplicate data from backups. It slashes media costs, streamlines management tasks, and minimizes the bandwidth required for replication. Data deduplication improves efficiency and saves money, exactly what is needed when IT budgets are tight.
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Webcast: Breaking the Bottleneck - Solving the Storage Challenges of Next Generation Data Centers
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WEBCAST: View this Webcast to learn about a solution that delivers on the storage requirements for next generation data centers.
Posted: 25 Feb 2008 | Premiered: Feb 21, 2008, 09:00 EST (14:00 GMT)

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Beyond NAS: High Performance Workflow and Digital Archiving
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CLUSTERING DEFINITION (continued): …  in some cases. One of the main ideas of cluster computing is that, to the outside world, the cluster appears to be a single system.A common use of cluster computing is to load balance traffic on high-traffic Web sites. A Web page request is sent to a "manager" server, which then determines which of several identical or very similar Web servers to forward the request to for handling. Having a Web farm (as such a configuration is sometimes called) allows traffic to be handled more quickly.Clustering has been available since the 1980s when it was used in DEC's VMS systems. IBM's Sysplex is a cluster … 
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