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Clusters for High Availability: A Primer of HP Solutions, Second Edition by Peter S. Weygant - Hewlett-Packard Company

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Chapter 6. Enterprise-Wide High Availability Solutions

High availability clusters let you eliminate points of failure in most of the components that run a sophisticated application. But some of today's enterprise-wide IT solutions employ multi-tiered applications and clusters, which must be kept available as well. Solutions discussed in this chapter are as follows:

• Storage Area Networks

• Shared Tape Solutions and HA Omniback

• Highly Available SAP

• Consolidating Applications in HA Clusters

• 5nines:5minutes

Storage Area Networks

A storage area network (SAN) is a group of centralized storage resources that can be accessed via high-speed, high-bandwidth links and that can be managed together. A SAN is different from storage that is directly ...

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