A well-designed, well-implemented set of HA and DR technologies will protect an organization against equipment failures, utility interruptions, and natural disasters.
Written by Chris Thomas
Editor's Note: This article is based on "Next-Generation Disaster Recovery and Availability Technologies for IBM Power Systems," a free white paper downloadable from the MC Press White Paper Center.
The High Availability/Disaster Recovery solution spectrum requires that you consider a technology's ability to protect data and keep operations online or bring them back online quickly. Each class of HA/DR technology exhibits different operating characteristics, providing a distinct range of data protection and downtime avoidance.