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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 7. Sample High Availability Solutions

High availability clusters provide a sturdy foundation for supporting mission-critical applications. For optimal availability, clusters and the processing environment they support should be designed from top to bottom for HA; the cluster should be constructed in a way that eliminates any SPOF. System management tools should be deployed, and environmental factors such as power failures should be addressed.

This chapter presents a few examples of HA configurations that solve real business problems:

• Highly Available NFS System for Publishing

• Stock Quotation Service

• Order Entry and Catalog Application

• Insurance Company Database

• Disaster-Tolerant Metropolitan Cluster for City Services

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