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ALSO CALLED: Highly Available Computing, Data Availability, HA, High-availability, Availability
DEFINITION: In information technology, high availability refers to a system or component that is continuously operational for a desirably long length of time. Availability can be measured relative to "100% operational" or "never failing." A widely-held but difficult-to-achieve standard of availability for a system or product is known as "five 9s" (99.999 percent) availability.Since a computer system or a network  … 
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IBM FlashSystem in securities industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will gain insight on solid state storage as drives, disks, and arrays. Check it out now to discover the broad characteristics of solid state storage and how it can improve your I/O performance.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

IBM Power Systems Keep Your Applications Ready for Anything
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This short white paper provides insight into a disaster recovery solution that maintains continuous high availability in the face of any threat to the data center.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

Analyst Report: Characteristics and Capabilities of Scalable Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses IBM's Storwize family architecture, its benefits and how it's applied across several market segments as independent storage systems.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

EMC Isilon Storage for KDB+: A use case for historical and near real-time storage for Kdb+/Kx/Q
sponsored by EMC Isilon
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this document is to present an overview on the kdb+ workflow and to understand the suitability of Isilon scale-out NAS platform as the storage platform of choice for these workflows.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

EMC Isilon

Neverfail Heartbeat Failover Engine
sponsored by Neverfail
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to explore a business continuity solution that continuously keeps your applications up in the face of any threat to system availability.
Posted: 24 Jun 2013 | Published: 24 Jun 2013

Neverfail

High Availability & Data Protection with EMC Isilon Scale-out NAS
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper give a detailed look at the challenges organisations face as they deal with the deluge of digital content and unstructured data and the growing importance of data protection. It details how the EMC Isilon OneFS architecture provides high availability and data protection needed to meet these challenges.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC

Veritas Cluster Server from Symantec
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses a cluster server platform that ensures high availability and disaster recovery for the most critical applications.
Posted: 29 May 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Symantec Corporation

Cray Sonexion™ Data Storage System
sponsored by Cray
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the features and benefits of the Cray Sonexion Lustre appliance approach while comparing and contrasting it to traditional component-based approaches.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Cray

Dell PowerEdge R515 servers delivered high-availability performance for 500+ users with plenty of room for growth
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This test report details the need for high availability data center infrastructure to support applications running on virtual machines. Learn more about a sample configuration and access instructions on implementing it.
Posted: 25 Sep 2012 | Published: 25 Sep 2012

Dell and Microsoft

The Growing Importance of IT Support Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a closer look at the support services marketplace and focuses on one key player that is receiving a lot of attention from IT professionals. Discover emerging trends shaping the landscape for this technology and determine whether your business could benefit from establishing a contract with this provider.
Posted: 27 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Deploying IT Equipment in Small Server Rooms: Common Problems Addressed
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover practical data center design solutions. From power and cooling to physical security, this resource provides a comprehensive overview of valuable strategies to decrease downtime.
Posted: 27 Jul 2012 | Published: 27 Jul 2012

APC by Schneider Electric

High Availability Add-On for Red Hat Enterprise Linux on HP ProLiant Servers
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a Linux architecture designed to help companies maximize availability. Learn more about the technical components of this configuration and how you can ensure that it is successfully implemented.
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Red Hat and HP

DreamWorks Animation Utilizes the Red Hat Portfolio to Build a Private Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how one leading animation studio uses Linux to enable rapid and cost-efficient scalability of computing and resources for high-performance compute (HPC) workloads. Learn how your organization can reduce your data center footprint and enhance reliability by using this Linux platform.
Posted: 16 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Jul 2012

Red Hat and HP

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) 11g Release 2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to save on IT resources while supporting new and existing business applications with Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC)'s high availability and scalability.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

Oracle Corporation

Fabbrica Automatismi Apertura Cancelli Story
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how one company migrated from its legacy IBM i platform to Linux which reduced costs, improved performance and simplified system management processes. Discover how your organization can achieve similar benefits as well as improve response time and reduce workloads.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 19 Jun 2012

SUSE

High Availability on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines various high availability scenarios for running SAP on SUSE Linux. Determine which one is right for your enterprise and obtain detailed advice for properly enabling it.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

SUSE

Eliminating End Users and Application Downtime
sponsored by Neverfail
WHITE PAPER: This essential resource examines critical gaps in the ability of platform-level virtualization technologies to protect mission-critical business applications in mixed physical and virtual environments. Read on to find out how to address these gaps and avoid costly downtime with affordable data protection and DR solutions.
Posted: 12 Jun 2012 | Published: 12 Jun 2012

Neverfail

SAP on SUSE Linux Enterprise Simple Stack
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Because organizations depend on SAP applications to plan for the future, points of failure can have serious, long-term implications. This white paper offers detailed guidance to help you build and maintain a highly available SAP architecture based on the successful integration of SUSE Linux and x86-64 hardware.
Posted: 12 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Dec 2011

SUSE

Performance Management for IBM POWER
sponsored by ORSYP
WHITE PAPER: Discover a management tool that monitors virtualised infrastructure, diagnoses performance problems and minimises workloads. Read on to learn how your organisation can see benefits like minimised downtime, streamlined management and more.
Posted: 29 May 2012 | Published: 29 May 2012

ORSYP

Practical Options for Deploying IT Equipment in Small Server Rooms and Branch Offices
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover practical data center design solutions. From power and cooling to physical security, this resource provides a comprehensive overview of valuable strategies to decrease downtime.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 18 May 2012

APC by Schneider Electric

FIVE REASONS TO STAY CURRENT WITH TERMINAL EMULATION
sponsored by Micro Focus
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the top five reasons to stay current with terminal emulation. Discover how your organization can protect against downtime and make migrations much less expensive.
Posted: 15 May 2012 | Published: 15 May 2012

Micro Focus

City of Inglewood
sponsored by Micro Focus
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how one city migrated from their aging mainframe to a Windows platform. Learn how your organization can save on maintenance costs and increase operational efficiency by making a similar move.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 14 May 2012

Micro Focus

Micro Focus RUMBA makes the connection for REI
sponsored by Micro Focus
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a solution to troublesome connectivity problems. This case study explores how REI provides its clients with a reliable connection.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 14 May 2012

Micro Focus

WP #103: How Monitoring Systems Reduce Human Error in Distributed Server Rooms and Remote Wiring Closets
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how a basic monitoring and automation system can help reduce downtime incidents in your server room and remote wiring closet. Also inside, real-life horror stories from your peers and how they could have been prevented.
Posted: 02 May 2012 | Published: 02 May 2012

APC by Schneider Electric

Solitaire Interglobal: PowerLinux vs Windows for your SAP Deployments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper assesses two leading operating systems and provides proven metrics for effectively evaluating them. Determine which platform offers the availability, performance, and efficiency that your SAP environment requires.
Posted: 27 Apr 2012 | Published: 27 Apr 2012

IBM
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HIGH AVAILABILITY DEFINITION (continued): …  consists of many parts in which all parts usually need to be present in order for the whole to be operational, much planning for high availability centers around backup and failover processing and data storage and access. For storage, a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) is one approach. A more recent approach is the storage area network (SAN).Some availability experts emphasize that, for any system to be highly available, the parts of a system should be well-designed and thoroughly tested before they are used. For example, a new application program that has not been thoroughly tested … 
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