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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)
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

Under the Hood of Your New Server
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Even though some network servers look very much like the standalone computers that fill your office, they play a very different role in your business than desktop PCs do, and therefore their design is very different under the hood. Take a tour of the components that give a server the power it needs to handle your tough workload.
Posted: 10 Dec 2009 | Published: 10 Dec 2009

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft

Optimizing Citrix XenApp High Availability - A New Approach
sponsored by Marathon Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Many businesses today are delivering applications to users as an on-demand service. This reduces the cost of application management and can improve application and data security. This white paper explores what availability really means, and how availability correlates to RTO and RPO baselines.
Posted: 10 Sep 2009 | Published: 10 Sep 2009

Marathon Technologies

Implement Money and Time Savings Strategies
sponsored by CCSS
WHITE PAPER: The powerful functionality and continued development of the QSystems Management Suite is driven by our commitment to meet the ever-changing, real-world needs of our customers. Learn more about money and time saving strategies available for your business by reading these examples.
Posted: 27 Apr 2010 | Published: 27 Apr 2010


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

Comparing UPS System Design Configurations
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: An Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) is often the best way to avoid downtime, but choosing a system can be a challenge. This white paper explains the five most common UPS configurations and the benefits and limitations of each.
Posted: 24 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Schneider Electric

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.

Calculating Total Power Requirements for Data Centers
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Assessing the electrical power required to support and cool the critical loads within the data center is essential in planning for the development of a facility that will meet the end user's availability expectations. Read this white paper to learn how.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Schneider Electric

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

HP Integrity NonStop NS1000 Server: Standards-Based Innovation at the Entry Level for Business-Critical Applications
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In today's "do more with less" computing environment, IT managers must weigh the advantages of proven fault-tolerant capabilities against the need to contain costs. Discover a cost-effective solution for the most critical business applications.
Posted: 19 Jul 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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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