Clustered storage has a role to play in improving IBM i availability under some scenarios, but there are network implications. This article examines these important issues.
By Bob Swift
An increasing number of organizations are at least considering the use of clustered data storage, a technology that has network implications when used in a multi-site configuration. The network implications are often not fully understood and may lead to failed implementations or unexpected costs. The purpose of this article is to help build that understanding.