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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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The Economics of Cooperative Control: Protocols are Free
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the controller-based architecture was created to solve manageability, mobility (as opposed to portability), and high operational expenditure (OPEX) problems that were prevalent in autonomous (fat, thick, standalone) AP implementations.
Posted: 20 Sep 2010 | Published: 20 Sep 2010

Aerohive Networks

Ensuring High Availability for Active Directory
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Every Active Directory administrator will agree that the health stability and recoverability of Active Directory is essential for the enterprise. If Active Directory fails, even in the slightest manner, one or all of the services and communications with Active Directory can also fail. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 15 Sep 2010 | Published: 15 Sep 2010

Dell Software

Cloud Based Application Architecture Using Smart Computing
sponsored by Joyent
WHITE PAPER: Joyent’s Smart Computing architecture is a comprehensive and integrated system that spans from dynamic CPU and memory usage through complete data center management and resource allocation. This paper provides a broad framework for companies to examine typical Joyent cloud computing application architectures.
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 08 Sep 2010

Joyent

Presentation Transcript: VMware High Availability
sponsored by VMware and Intel
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this transcript of a brief demo and video, and learn what VMware High Availability (HA) is, what its requirements are, and how you set it up.
Posted: 03 Sep 2010 | Published: 03 Sep 2010

VMware and Intel

Virtual Data Center E-Zine - Volume 26: Updating Business Applications for a Virtual Environment
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EZINE: When new platforms or technologies appear, data center managers must consider the impact on applications and drive the software development efforts that will keep their businesses competitive. Find out how a more efficient re-design can vastly improve an application's performance when run within a virtual machine.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 31 Aug 2010

SearchDataCenter.com

How mission-critical database workloads perform when virtualized with Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 series-based servers and VMware® vSphere™
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
TEST RESULTS: This white paper documents the performance of mission-critical database workloads running on servers equipped with the Intel Xeon processor 7500 series and VMware vSphere 4.
Posted: 30 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 May 2010

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Oracle Solaris 10 Networking
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
DATA SHEET: Accelerating trends are driving the evolution of networking in the Oracle Solaris operating system (OS). Millions of new users connect to the internet every week through increasingly sophisticated wireless devices, PCs, and even automobiles. Networking features in Oracle Solaris 10 address performance, scalability, security, and protocol support.
Posted: 27 Aug 2010 | Published: 27 Aug 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Agentless Architecture. Agentless Backup is Not A Myth
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: Backup and recovery software typically requires agents that are installed onto the host servers that a system administrator wants to back up. The Asigra solution requires no agents, which inherently makes it easier to install and support than legacy backup and recovery solutions. Read this whitepaper to learn more!
Posted: 24 Aug 2010 | Published: 24 Aug 2010

Asigra

Presentation Transcript: Why Enterprises Can’t Afford to NOT Use UNIX for Business-Critical Systems
sponsored by HP & Intel®
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Companies that use UNIX for business critical systems find value in its reliability, stability and memory management. Learn how not using UNIX can affect the performance and reliability of your business critical systems.
Posted: 24 Aug 2010 | Published: 23 Aug 2010

HP & Intel®

Data Deduplication: An Essential Component of your Data Protection Strategy
sponsored by arcserve
WHITE PAPER: Data Deduplication is a technology that helps organizations balance opposing demands. Disk based backups can be rolled out in order to reduce the backup window and improve recovery time, and deduplication means the investment in those disk based targets is maximized. Continue reading this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2010

arcserve

Remote/Branch Office Data Protection and System Availability
sponsored by arcserve
WHITE PAPER: There are many approaches to remote office data protection and system availability. This paper describes best practices in using available technologies for protection, recovery and availability of remote or branch office systems, applications and data.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 19 Aug 2010

arcserve

Risk Never Sleeps: Managing Risk in an Uncertain World
sponsored by SunGard Availability Services
WHITE PAPER: IT professionals are increasingly responsible for doing more than just provisioning servers and maintaining applications – they are core players in the risk management process. Read this whitepaper to learn more.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 19 Aug 2010

SunGard Availability Services

Replay 4 Backup and Disaster Recovery Software for Windows Application Servers
sponsored by AppAssure Software, Inc.
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Replay 4 completely eliminates backup windows by taking continuous snapshots of your Windows application servers, with just a 1-2% performance hit.  Recover from any server outage in 15 minutes or less and use 80% less storage space for your backups.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Premiered: 19 Aug 2010

AppAssure Software, Inc.

Crisis Management
sponsored by SunGard Availability Services
WHITE PAPER: This document is not designed as a substitute for a comprehensive Disaster Recovery Plan; nor does it contain recovery procedures specific to your organization. This material suggests high-level issues that you should consider if you are in response mode. SunGard Availability Services is providing this as a public service.
Posted: 18 Aug 2010 | Published: 18 Aug 2010

SunGard Availability Services

CA ARCserve Family of Products: Success Stories
sponsored by arcserve
CASE STUDY: The CA ARCserve Family of Products is a complete portfolio that gives you more control over your changing business by delivering total protection, recovery and availability for systems, applications and data. Read these customer success stories to learn more.
Posted: 17 Aug 2010 | Published: 17 Aug 2010

arcserve

Mimecast Unifies Email Security, Archiving, and Continuity Services in the Cloud
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: The market for cloud-based IT infrastructure services delivered in a software-as-a-service model continues to grow. IDC research indicates this model of IT delivery is disrupting traditional licensed software markets and changing how archiving, backup, recovery, and security technologies are procured. Read this whitepaper to learn more.
Posted: 17 Aug 2010 | Published: 17 Aug 2010

Mimecast

Assessing the Financial Impact of Downtime
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will address the assessment of threats to your IT operations, inclusive of systems, applications, and data, and will guide you through the process of developing solid numbers around the potential costs they represent.
Posted: 16 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Vision Solutions

The Power of Information Availability - What Every Senior Executive Should Know
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how the power of an information availability solution can transform that non-productive, non-profitable downtime into the optimum level of value-producing business uptime for your organization.
Posted: 16 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Vision Solutions

3 Options for VMware Disaster Recovery and CDP
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Continuous data protection (or CDP) has been used by large enterprises for sometime for disaster recovery and to achieve the highest level of business continuity. Read this whitepaper to find out the 5 things you need to know about CDP and 3 options for VMware disaster recovery.
Posted: 16 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Veeam Software

Deduplication and VMware Backup Sprawl
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this white paper is to demonstrate that by using the deduplication and compression engine within the Veeam Backup and Replication product, it is possible to make a positive impact in the storage environment of any organisation.
Posted: 16 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Veeam Software

eBook: Untangling the Differences Between High Availability and Disaster Recovery - Chapter 2: Disaster Recovery is Not High Availability
sponsored by Marathon Technologies
EBOOK: The first chapter clarified that disaster recovery is not the same as high availability. It isnow time to consider disaster recovery in its own right and discover what is meant by thatterm. In order to cover the topic properly, let’s consider what is meant by disaster.
Posted: 26 Jul 2010 | Published: 26 Jul 2010

Marathon Technologies

Exchange Insider E-Zine - Volume 6: Evaluating Exchange Server in the Cloud
sponsored by SearchExchange.com
EZINE: Volume 6 of the Exchange Insider e-zine looks at the economics of running Exchange Server on-premise versus hosting it in the cloud.
Posted: 23 Jul 2010 | Published: 23 Jul 2010

SearchExchange.com

HP Mission Critical Services Enhancement for SAP Environments
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: SAP solutions are business-critical, requiring high levels of availability, performance and support services. HP's Mission Critical Services Enhancement for SAP Environments proactively address performance and availability issues, benefiting from a single point of accountability for all support requirements. Read this paper for more details.
Posted: 23 Jul 2010 | Published: 23 Jul 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

E-Guide: Best Practices for Data Protection and Recovery in Virtual Environments
sponsored by EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions
EGUIDE: Data backup is a top priority at most organizations, but data protection in virtual environments can be especially complicated. In this expert eguide from SearchVirtualDataCentre.co.uk, get tips for doing just that. Find out how you can enhance your data protection strategy without compromising your virtual infrastructure.
Posted: 16 Jul 2010 | Published: 16 Jul 2010

EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions

Case Study: SparkPeople eliminates bottlenecks and trims four hours per week from heavy workload with Dell/EMC SAN Storage Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Online dieting website SparkPeople.com sought to eliminate its storage I/O bottleneck to give customers fast, simplified access to their information from its database-powered Web site, and ensure that the next busy season would pose no scalability problems. Learn how they achieved their goals with Dell and Dell/EMC solutions.
Posted: 13 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Dell, Inc.
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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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