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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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E-Guide: Requirements for Virtualizing Exchange Server 2010
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide provides you with everything you need to know about virtualizing Exchange 2010. Discover the hardware, storage, memory, and availability requirements you will have to meet as well as the steps you must take before getting started with this process.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 15 Aug 2012

SearchDataCenter.com

Performing Effective MTBF Comparisons for Data Center Infrastructure
sponsored by APC 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

APC by Schneider Electric

Continuous Availability for Enterprise Messaging
sponsored by Progress
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

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

Reducing the Hidden Costs Associated with Upgrades of Data Center Power Capacity
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: There are cost factors beyond a standard TCO analysis to be considered when adding a UPS system to a data center. Learn how a rack-based, scalable UPS system allows planned growth to occur easily with minimal impact to existing IT processing applications.
Posted: 13 Jan 2005 | Published: 01 Feb 2005

Schneider Electric

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

Understanding Bottlenecks and Bandwidth Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This searchNetworking.com eGuide is designed to assist network engineers and managers in understanding the potential causes and cures of bottlenecks and traffic issues.
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 | Published: 23 Nov 2006

CA Technologies.

HP Non-Stop Multi-core Architecture
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the new HP Integrity NonStop BladeSystem, which delivers a highly available, fault-tolerant, linearly scalable system that also dramatically increases performance, reduces costs and complexities, saves floor space...
Posted: 23 Sep 2008 | Published: 23 Sep 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Stratus and VMware Bring Continuous Availability to VMWare Virtualization
sponsored by Stratus Technologies
PRODUCT LITERATURE: For the growing numbers of organizations adopting VMware virtualization, this paper provides welcome news. Download and discover why bringing industry-leading uptime to your virtualized environment is simpler than ever.
Posted: 19 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Stratus Technologies

Comparing UPS System Design Configurations
sponsored by APC 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

APC by Schneider Electric
 
 
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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