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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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Seven Secrets to 24x7 Exchange Availability
sponsored by Marathon Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn the seven secrets to 24x7, disaster-tolerant Exchange and get step-by-step tips on how to implement an Exchange environment with zero lost data and continuous application availability.
Posted: 10 Sep 2008 | Published: 10 Sep 2008

Marathon Technologies

Protecting Virtual Machines: The "Best Of VMworld" Approach
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a completely new approach to availability for virtual machines-an approach recognized with the Best of VMworld 2007 - New Technology award.
Posted: 09 Sep 2008 | Published: 08 Sep 2008

Citrix

Windows Server Multi-Site Clustering with Geocluster®
sponsored by Double-Take Software
WHITE PAPER: In this webcast, get expert advice for implementing or optimizing Extract Transform Load (ETL) processes, and learn how to choose the best ETL software tools for your requirements and budget.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

Double-Take Software

The Oracle Database Administrator of Tomorrow: The Impact of New Technologies
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: As new technologies become more widely adopted, your role as a database administrator (DBA) will change. This paper outlines the common challenges you face, the critical tasks you perform, and examines the trends will impact your role as a DBA.
Posted: 23 Jun 2008 | Published: 23 Jun 2008

Dell Software

Using Storage to Maximize the Business Benefits of Virtualization
sponsored by LeftHand Networks
WHITE PAPER: The adoption of virtualization by corporations is being spurred by the availability of high performance multi-core servers that deliver the processing power, memory, and connectivity speeds.
Posted: 12 Jun 2008 | Published: 11 Jun 2008

LeftHand Networks

J2EE without Application Server (J2EE Is Easy!)
sponsored by Atomikos
WHITE PAPER: This article proposes a further simplification of J2EE, by showing a way to eliminate the overhead of the runtime platform: the application server.
Posted: 01 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Atomikos

Best Practices in PC Grid Computing
sponsored by Univa UD
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we explore the features, components and benefits of a state-of-the-art PC grid computing solution - and how to choose one that's best for your organization.
Posted: 13 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Univa UD

Outlasting the Competition: Why High Availability Is Critical to Small and Mid-Sized Businesses
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle Database with Real Application Clusters is the best high availability database solution that provides the performance and reliability features required by today's SMB enterprises at a low entry cost.
Posted: 15 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Oracle Corporation

Scalable Mid-Range Storage Solution
sponsored by BlueArc Corp.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper the new BlueArc Titan 1100 model is explored. The Titan 1100 enables a more cohesive end-to-end enterprise storage infrastructure strategy when combined with the rest of Titan family of products.
Posted: 14 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

BlueArc Corp.

Advances in Data Warehouse Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how DB2 can help you meet the demands of business intelligence by reducing query response time from hours to seconds, supporting real time data warehousing, and optimizing your storage while lowering operating costs.
Posted: 28 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

IBM

Rightsizing Blades for the Mid-market
sponsored by HP and VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, examine the requirements for servers, storage, and blade systems in the mid-market and how to apply blades your data center in a cost effective manner.
Posted: 13 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

HP and VMware

Getting Real about Virtual Management: Managing Complex Infrastructures
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the challenges that virtualization and clustering create for IT and provides techniques for addressing the specific requirements of these environments.
Posted: 06 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

CA Technologies.

High Availability for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Using CCR with HP StorageWorks EVA8000
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides enterprise-level customers with the data required to effectively understand the options, as well as the limitations, of implementing this replication-based high-availability solution into their infrastructure.
Posted: 24 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

SAP Environment
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper highlights how new SAP technologies and IBM infrastructure components help customers achieve a scalable SAP NetWeaver based BI solution with strong performance and low total cost of ownership.
Posted: 03 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

IBM Software Group

SAN/iQ: Enabling Technology for Effective VMware Deployments
sponsored by LeftHand Networks
WHITE PAPER: Many data centers these days are being virtualized with VMware. Download this white paper to learn about a solution that helps you to deploy VMware software more effectively with open iSCSI SAN components and high-availability features.
Posted: 07 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

LeftHand Networks

Fault Tolerant Servers: The Choice for Continuous Availability on Microsoft Windows Server Platform
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
WHITE PAPER: Fault Tolerant servers are the choice for continuous availability on Windows. Download this white paper to learn why clustering and redundancy might not be enough and how Fault Tolerant servers can help provide the continuous availability IT shops need.
Posted: 01 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

NEC Corporation of America

Next Generation Continuity Solution for Exchange Email Server
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft Exchange availability is critical for business operations. Learn how clustering on the Exchange Server is the most cost effective and complete solution for Exchange Server backups.
Posted: 16 Mar 2007 | Published: 16 Mar 2007

NEC Corporation of America

Implementation Study: Dell IT Scales Supply Chain Management with Oracle Database 10g and Real Application Clusters
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Dell IT made the transition from proprietary Unix-based servers to running mission critical supply chain management applications on standards-based servers to avoid significant expenditures, increase server uptime, and improve scalability.
Posted: 09 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Dell, Inc.

Deploying Oracle® Application Server 10g on Dell PowerEdge™ Servers with Linux
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Step-by-step deployment guide for installing Oracle Application Server 10g on the Red Hat Linux Operating System with Dell PowerEdge Servers and Dell/EMC storage.
Posted: 09 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Dell, Inc.

Monitoring Dell 9G Servers in Oracle GRID
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Best practices on the installation and configuration of Oracle Enterprise Manager and Dell OpenManage, including detailed instructions on how to monitor and manage alerts coming from the servers.
Posted: 09 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Dell, Inc.

Progressive Stamp Incorporated - The True Cost of Downtime for Manufacturers
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
WHITE PAPER: PSI sought a zero-downtime machine with the muscle to run a few very resource-intensive database applications.
Posted: 16 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

NEC Corporation of America

Affordable Disaster Recovery Using Virtualization
sponsored by PlateSpin
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to leverage the benefits of server virtualization for disaster planning and recovery by replacing traditional tape backup with a more affordable virtual recovery environment, protecting the servers on your network and leaving operations intact.
Posted: 01 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

PlateSpin

SearchSQLServer.com E-Guide: SQL Server Performance and Consolidation
sponsored by SearchSQLServer.com
WHITE PAPER: SQL Servers in large data centers that are not coordinated and managed leave administrators scrambling to increase utilization. Download this E-Guide from SearchSQLServer.com contributors and PolyServe to learn about solutions that solve this problem.
Posted: 29 Jan 2007 | Published: 26 Jan 2007

SearchSQLServer.com

Enabling NAS Clusters: The Silicon Storage Appliance
sponsored by DataDirect Networks
WHITE PAPER: Managing a high volume of servers is difficult and time consuming. Imagine scaling as fast as you need without expensive re-architecting. Discover a next-level solution that enables large-scale shared data clusters via an integrated SAN and...
Posted: 16 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

DataDirect Networks

Cost-effective High Availability with Veritas Cluster Server
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: High application availability can be achieved through the use of larger clusters; an approach that also results in increased server utilization and reduces costs. Learn about advanced cluster configurations that can improve application availability.
Posted: 05 Dec 2006 | Published: 01 Aug 2004

Symantec Corporation
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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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