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ALSO CALLED: Reliability (Systems), RAS, Reliability, Reliability, Availability, Serviceability, Availability
DEFINITION: Reliability, Availability and Serviceability (RAS) is a set of related attributes that must be considered when designing, manufacturing, purchasing or using a computer product or component. The term was first used by IBM to define specifications for their mainframe s and originally applied only to hardware . Today RAS is relevant to software as well and can be applied to network s, application program  … 
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CSS Boosts Worker Productivity, Slashes Costs by Running Lotus Notes and Domino On Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
CASE STUDY: Learn how leading provider of global technology operations management services, Cybernet-SlashSupport (CSS), migrated to Red Hat Enterprise Linux® from Microsoft Windows and dramatically improved application performance and improved productivity while freeing up IT resources.
Posted: 18 May 2009 | Published: 15 May 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Collaboration Without Boundaries: IBM Lotus Domino 8 and Open Collaboration Client Solution Powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: The cost of downtime can be enormous, even catastrophic. IBM and Red Hat have a single, security-rich collaboration and messaging platform that makes it simple, easy, and affordable to improve organizational productivity and effectiveness.
Posted: 18 May 2009 | Published: 15 May 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Virtual Data Center E-Zine - Volume 10
sponsored by Virtual Data Center E-Zine - Volume 10
EZINE: Renewed interest in data centers is presenting a unique challenge to IT professionals who must do more with less. Read in this latest issue how to use server virtualization to boost utilization while saving money.
Posted: 06 May 2009 | Published: 06 May 2009


Optimizing Mainframe Success by Simplifying Ownership
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: The mainframe offers value in today's enterprise computing environments, where growing workloads, constrained resources, regulatory imperatives and corporate "green" mandates are intensifying the pressure on IT organizations. As the industry's most experienced mainframe professionals approach retirement, organizations are facing tough choices.
Posted: 29 Apr 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

CA Technologies.

Faster SQL Profiling for Better Database Performance
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how Embarcadero's DB Optimizer™ can help you to quickly discover and fix problematic SQL statements that can cause performance bottlenecks in your database. DB Optimizer™ gives you the flexibility of using a single easy-to-use IDE to test, profile and tune SQL.
Posted: 16 Apr 2009 | Published: 16 Apr 2009

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Managed File Transfer: The Need for a Strategic Approach
sponsored by Inovis
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how business environments are governed by increasingly stringent regulations and consumer demands for privacy. Learn how Managed File Transfer (MFT) can be your solution.
Posted: 04 Sep 2008 | Published: 04 Sep 2008

Inovis

Four ways HP productivity tools can help increase IT availability
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to save IT admins time and effort by reducing general maintenance demands. This white paper discusses ways minimize help desk calls and simplify application deployment processes.
Posted: 25 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

Exploding the Myth That Unlicensed Spectrum Means Unreliable Service
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how you can benefit from using unlicensed spectrums for private or public network access use and how to mitigate any issues that may arise.
Posted: 10 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Motorola, Inc.

Kansas City Power & Light Energizes Network with Motorola's PTP 600 Series Fixed Broadband Solution
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study details how a large organization has deployed a new broadband solution that is more powerful and cost effective with the use of the unlicensed spectrum.
Posted: 10 Sep 2007 | Published: 02 May 2007

Motorola, Inc.

Storage System Availability - No Longer Just a High End Requirement
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Organizations of all sizes have come to expect high availability as an inherent characteristic in their storage systems. This IDC white paper examines how organizations are addressing high availability concerns with respect to their storage environments.
Posted: 20 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

EMC Corporation

WS_FTP Professional and WS_FTP Server with SSH
sponsored by Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
DATA SHEET: Secure file transfer products enable businesses to manage data, control access, and securely move files between locations. This white paper highlights how going beyond the basic FTP solutions is necessary for secure and reliable file transfer.
Posted: 01 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Jul 2007

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold

Mean Time Between Failure: Explanation and Standards
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
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

APC by Schneider Electric

Duet Implementation: How to leverage SAP applications through your Microsoft Office Environment
sponsored by Duet for Microsoft Office and SAP
WEBCAST: Attend this Webcast to learn the various components that make up a Duet environment--a bridge between SAP applications and the Microsoft environment--as well as scalability and high availability options.
Posted: 15 May 2007 | Premiered: May 22, 2007, 13:00 EDT (17:00 GMT)

Duet for Microsoft Office and SAP

A Practical Approach to Grid Computing
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Various methods have been used to achieve high availability, efficient resource utilization, and improved business flexibility. Learn how enterprise grid computing leverages these methods to reduce cost and complexity in your Oracle database.
Posted: 09 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

NetApp

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
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RAS (RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, SERVICEABILITY) DEFINITION (continued): …  s, operating systems ( OS s), personal computers ( PC s), server s and supercomputer s.The term reliability refers to the ability of a computer-related hardware or software component to consistently perform according to its specifications. In theory, a reliable product is totally free of technical errors. In practice, vendors commonly express product reliability as a percentage. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ( IEEE ) sponsors an organization devoted to reliability in engineering known as the IEEE Reliability Society (IEEE RS).Availability is the ratio of time a system or … 
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