Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Nov 03, 2015
This white paper details how the EMC Isilon OneFS architecture provides high availability and data protection needed to meet the challenges organizations face as they deal with the deluge of digital content and unstructured data and the growing importance of data protection.
Published By: CDW - APC
Published Date: Apr 07, 2016
Open Compute has had a significant impact on the thinking about data center design. Until now, the focus has been on systems at the rack level, leaving unanswered questions about the power infrastructure upstream of the rack. In this paper, we address critical questions about the implications of Open Compute on the upstream power infrastructure, including redundancy, availability, and flexibility. We introduce simplified reference designs that support OCP and provide a capital cost analysis to compare traditional and OCP-based designs. We also present an online TradeOff Tool that allows data center decision makers to better understand the cost differences and cost drivers to various architectures.
Effective security for cloud-hosted web applications requires full visibility into the environment in which the apps live and the potential exposure to vulnerabilities — and to do so consistently, while proactively monitoring for attacks without causing delays in application development and delivery.
Cloud adoption means that a focus on perimeter security is not sufficient and may even be obstructive, because it can impact application performance and availability.
Similarly, relying on your cloud service provider’s security services is insufficient; any provider will tell you that securing the cloud environment is a shared responsibility between cloud service provider and customer, and the responsibility for specifically securing web applications is the sole responsibility of the customer. And although the industry as a whole has become better at protecting lower-level network and server resources, as attackers look for targets, they are moving up the application stack.
Properly routed DNS lookups can ensure 100% successful authoritative (non-recursive) queries to you DNS providers' servers; this means you'll get better website availability for your end-users. This report gives details on how to leverage DNS routing
The SANS 20 Critical Security Controls are known for driving effective security programs across government agencies, establishing guidelines for security professionals to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information technology assets. This paper describes how automating these controls using QualysGuard can protect your organization with continuous security while drastically lowering costs.
This planning and implementation guide discusses planning topics, architectural considerations, and configuration steps relevant before and after launching the necessary AWS services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) to run a high-availability and site-resilient Exchange architecture.
In this competitive whitepaper, Edison Group provides an independent, third-party perspective and evaluation of HP's new B6200 StoreOnce Backup System versus EMC Data Domain. Criteria considered included scalability, high availability and more.
Many businesses struggle to guarantee application and data availability for Windows applications. They may protect the application from one type of outage (like a disk failure) while ignoring other risks. Or they can end up deploying multiple point solutions to handle different aspects of availability, increasing overall cost and complexity.
High availability solutions are no longer an all or nothing discussion about expensive, proprietary solutions. Today there are wide range of affordable alternatives that provide the required level of availability at a cost justified by the risks of downtime.
There are many expensive, complex technologies that promise high availability for SQL. Fortunately there are also simple, automated ways to get the highest levels of protection. The following five secrets to affordable SQL availability will help you to implement a SQL environment with little or no downtime, zero data loss, and no added IT complexity.
Published By: LiveOps
Published Date: Aug 03, 2012
This paper will first discuss the impact of cloud computing, consumerization of IT, and the emergence of social media in driving the transition from traditional on-premises call centers to a superior model, the cloud contact center.
Let’s face it, DBAs have a tough job. DBAs must manage a complex set of tasks including ensuring high performance and availability, maintaining business critical production applications and managing changes.
This document introduces Neverfail Heartbeat, a technology that enables the protection of applications against many potential failures, including application failure, operating system failures, and hardware, network or site failures, at a reasonable cost.
This white paper discusses Windows high availability, with a focus on business drivers and benefits. Cost and real-world benefits are considered the two most important elements in choosing the right high availability solution.
Since the SQL Access Group created the Call Level Interface, ODBC has become the most ubiquitous method for connecting to relational database sources. ODBC was developed to allow programmers to access relational data in a uniform manner, regardless of the database backend. ODBC translates those generic commands into the specific esoteric commands of the database backend, so the quality of the driver directly determines the performance of the database connectivity layer. Learn more today!
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Sep 30, 2008
Today, email management is not only a filing and storage challenge. Because law firms and attorneys must be equipped to take control of litigation, email authenticity must be unquestionable with strong chains of custody, constant availability, and tamper-proof security.
This white paper summarizes the author's experiences of litigating in fractured environments, particularly as they pertain to email. Learn the 12 steps that will help you gain control of your electronically stored data.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Apr 27, 2011
This paper examines the trends towards server consolidation and virtualization, and how WAN optimization can help IT organizations address the challenges of application performance and information availability within these environments.
With flash based systems now commonly in the TBs of capacity and rapidly becoming more affordable, it may be time to look at using solid state storage with high bandwidth applications. Read this white paper to find out more.
Most companies have only put limited effort toward the system architecture that surrounds the flash memory modules. In this white paper, Storage Switzerland focuses on the importance of architecture design in solid state storage systems.
In this part II of Enhancing Server And Desktop Virtualization With SSD, Storage Switzerland focuses on the next challenge of integrating SSD into a virtual server or desktop infrastructure and effectively using the technology in this environment.
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