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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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Building a Virtual Infrastructure from Servers to Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This technical report demonstrates how integrating Network Appliance technologies in a virtual infrastructure can solve the unique challenges inherent with ESX deployments in the areas of storage utilization, fault tolerance, and backups.
Posted: 17 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

NetApp

Modular Systems: The Evolution of Reliability
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Modularity is an established technique for organizing and simplifying a complex system. In data centers, modular design has already taken root in new fault-tolerant architectures for servers and storage systems. The mission of this paper is to illustrate how modularity delivers a profound reliability benefit: fault tolerance
Posted: 29 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

APC by Schneider Electric

Calculating Total Power Requirements for Data Centers
sponsored by APC 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

APC by Schneider Electric

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

Seven Secrets to 24x7 Exchange Availability
sponsored by Marathon Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn the seven secrets to 24x7, disaster-tolerant Exchange and get step-by-step tips on how to implement an Exchange environment with zero lost data and continuous application availability.
Posted: 10 Sep 2008 | Published: 10 Sep 2008

Marathon Technologies

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

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

Advanced Virtualization E-Book: Essentials of High-Availability Planning
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD
EBOOK: This e-book provides planning and testing tips for establishing high availability in a virtual environment, plus highlights effective management tools and procedures currently available.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Dell, Inc. and AMD

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

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
 
 
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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