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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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Best Practices for Windows Server 2012 and SAN Integration
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This document provides an overview of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and introduces best practice guidelines when integrating Windows Server 2012 with the Dell Compellent Storage Center.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Don't Let Planned IT Outages Affect Your Operations
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, you’ll learn how you can provide continuous availability to your end-users by conducting traditionally disruptive tasks – such as data migration and workload rebalancing - on production systems without affecting application processing. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 05 Aug 2013 | Published: 05 Aug 2013

EMC Corporation

Building an Enterprise Analytics Platform:The Beauty of SAS® Grid Computing
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you explore grid computing and how your organization can benefit.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

SAS

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

Hyper-V® 2012 vs. vSphere™ 5.1 - Understanding the Differences
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In order to help vSphere administrators make the knowledge leap between VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V, this paper will outline the differences between the currently shipping products from both VMware and Microsoft: vSphere 5.1 and Hyper-V 2012. Discover key features in the products and be exposed to the feature details as that may exist.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

SolarWinds, Inc.

Enable Data Collaboration Through Powerful Storage Efficiencies
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight into a leading vendor's optimized technology for tiered storage infrastructure – offering the flexibility to scale both capacity and performance independently while also keeping storage costs low and providing reliable data protection over many years.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Time for Converged Infrastructure?
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This one page white paper explores converged infrastructure and when to deploy. Discover the intuitiveness of infrastructure and the benefits IT is reaping.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

EMC Corporation

Re-enforcing a Reduced IT Infrastructure Model with High Availabilty
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Do you want an affordable, advanced storage clustering solution with high availability? Discover how you can use LSI Syncro CS solution at a low-cost that is even simpler-to-deploy.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

Building an Affordable, Fully Redundant Storage Appliance
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: A shared storage solution is critical to achieving many of the benefits of server virtualization. Find out how LSI Syncro CS solutions can help you get reliable and high availability shared storage now.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

Affordable High Availability (HA) Delivers Convenience, Value and Improved Response Time to Retail Branches
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Need to minimize the risk of server failures and optimize your inventory database? LSI shows why deploying HA servers at your retail branch locations is critical to adding value to your business.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

LSI Corporation.

Making Server Redundancy Affordable for Remote and Branch Offices
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Setting up redundant servers with full data protection can be too expensive, complex, and impractical for many organizations. Read how ROBO sites deploying Syncro solutions can cost effectively give you business continuity and robust data protection.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

LSI Syncro CS Solutions Performance Considerations
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Want faster, affordable high availability deployment for DAS architecture? Read how Syncro CS solution, with LSI MegaRAID technology, can help you easily defeat cost and management problems.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

Changing Old Storage Paradigms With Tier-1 Applications
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: The performance, availability, and data protection requirements associated with tier-1 applications were easy to meet when one application mapped to one server and a dedicated storage system. But a virtual world with shared infrastructure and unpredictable workloads creates new demands. Discover how NetApp solutions address this challenge.
Posted: 01 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

NetApp

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

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

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
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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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