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DEFINITION: A disruption-tolerant network (DTN) is a network designed so that temporary or intermittent communications problems, limitations and anomalies have the least possible adverse impact. There are several aspects to the effective design of a DTN, including: The use of fault-tolerant methods and technologies. The quality of graceful degradation under adverse conditions or extreme traffic loads. The  … 
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Fault Tolerant White Papers (View All Report Types)
 
Rack Powering Options for Data Centers and Network Rooms
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Methods and requirements for providing electrical power to Rack Enclosures for Information Technology Equipment are described. The need for the rack power system to adapt to changing requirements is identified and quantified.
Posted: 31 Oct 2002 | Published: 01 Feb 2003

Schneider Electric

Understanding the Network Impact on Application Load Testing
sponsored by Shunra Software
WHITE PAPER: Delivering an application without considering the target network is not sufficient for load testing. Read this white paper that details a new solution for testing to make sure that application performance is optimal across the board.
Posted: 22 Oct 2007 | Published: 22 Oct 2007

Shunra Software

Mean Time Between Failure: Explanation and Standards
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) is a widely abused reliability term. Discover the underlying complexities and misconceptions of MTBF and the methods available for estimating it.
Posted: 09 Jul 2007 | Published: 01 Jul 2007

Schneider Electric

Fault Tolerance in a Virtual World
sponsored by Stratus Technologies
WHITE PAPER: As data centers adopt virtualization, fault-tolerance becomes more important. Download this white paper to learn about fault tolerance in a virtual world and how it can reduce overall cost of downtime.
Posted: 22 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Stratus Technologies

Integrated Infrastructure and Performance Management for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises, government agencies and service providers are increasingly employing virtualized environments to decrease costs, consolidate data center space and reduce environmental impacts. This paper describes a comprehensive set of CA tools for managing virtual environments.
Posted: 29 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

CA Technologies.

Create Fault-Tolerant SQL Server 2008 Installations -- Rely on SQL Server 2008 Features to Protect Data
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to determine how best to protect your SQL environment when running SQL Server on Dell PowerEdge servers.
Posted: 01 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

System Grounding and Ground-Fault Protection Methods for UPS-Supplied Power Systems
sponsored by Square D Critical Power Competency Center
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the nature of circulating currents in UPS-supplied power systems when solid system grounding is employed and the use of modified-differential ground fault protection to eliminate the effects of these circulating currents.
Posted: 12 Feb 2009 | Published: 12 Feb 2009

Square D Critical Power Competency Center

VMware Fault Tolerance Recommendations and Considerations on VMware vSphere 4
sponsored by HP, Intel, & VMware
WHITE PAPER: As dependencies on computing increase, ensuring that applications are highly available becomes more critical. This paper gives VMware fault tolerance recommendations and considerations on VMware vSphere 4.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

HP, Intel, & VMware

Performing Effective MTBF Comparisons for Data Center Infrastructure
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) is often proposed as a key decision making criterion when comparing data center infrastructure systems. This paper explains how MTBF can be effectively used as one of several factors for specification and selection of systems, by making the assumptions explicit.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 28 Jan 2010

Schneider Electric

Hardest Problems in Data Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how to enable a fast, scalable, fault-tolerant distributed foundation for data management that runs dynamically across the many-machine, many-core, memory-based computing topologies that today's organizations are assembling from existing IT resources and pay-as-you-go clouds.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 10 Feb 2012

VMware, Inc.
 
 
FAULT TOLERANT DEFINITION (continued): …  ability to prevent or quickly recover from electronic attacks. Ability to function with minimal latency even when routes are ill-defined or unreliable.Fault-tolerant systems are designed so that if a component fails or a network route becomes unusable, a backup component, procedure or route can immediately take its place without loss of service. At the software level, an interface allows the administrator to continuously monitor network traffic at multiple points and locate problems immediately. In hardware, fault tolerance is achieved by component and subsystem redundancy.Graceful degradation … 
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