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ALSO CALLED: Fault-tolerance, Fault Tolerant, FT
DEFINITION: SFT III is a feature providing fault-tolerance in Intel-based PC network server running Novell's NetWare operating system. SFT III allows two servers to mirror each other so that one server is always available in case the other one fails. (Novell doesn't say whether SFT is an abbreviation for something. However, "servers with fault-tolerance" seems to fit.) With SFT III, two servers,  … 
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Mean Time Between Failure: Explanation and Standards
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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

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Fault Tolerant Servers: The Choice for Continuous Availability on Microsoft Windows Server Platform
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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

Continuous Availability for Enterprise Messaging
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the problems associated with current fault-tolerant approaches to enterprise messaging solutions and introduces strategies to improve operational availability.
Posted: 02 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2004

Progress

Progressive Stamp Incorporated - The True Cost of Downtime for Manufacturers
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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

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Microsoft Windows Unified Data Storage Server 2003 - Data Sheet
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DATA SHEET: Microsoft ® Windows ® Unified Data Storage Server 2003 raises the bar in storage management ease and affordability
Posted: 07 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

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AGL Resources Relies on F5 Products for Application Traffic Management, Link Load Balancing and Secure Remote Access
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CASE STUDY: AGL Resources, an Atlanta-based energy services holding company, relies on four different F5 products to support their growing infrastructure investments and to improve their ROI.
Posted: 16 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2004

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RAID 50 Interleave White Paper
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Posted: 01 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

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HP Integrity NonStop NS1000 Server: Standards-Based Innovation at the Entry Level for Business-Critical Applications
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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 Company

Reducing the Hidden Costs Associated with Upgrades of Data Center Power Capacity
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Schneider Electric

Rack Powering Options for Data Centers and Network Rooms
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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

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FAULT TOLERANCE DEFINITION (continued): …  which can be in different geographical locations up to 40 kilometers apart, are connected by a high-speed data link through network interface cards (NIC). The relationship is one of peers. Either server can be taken offline for maintenance and upgrading while the other continues to run. Up to 1,000 users can be served.Another fault-tolerant feature is that a redundant backup data link can be added. Novell calls the data link a Mirrored Server Link (MSL). A group of administrator can be notified if any system element fails. The NetWare Management System (NMS) provides a graphical map showing … 
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