11.4. Server Disasters

Now that you have seen how to make your network more fault tolerant, it is time to consider your servers. A wide range of options is available to make servers more disaster resistant. The only limiting factors are your budget and in some cases your operating system—not all solutions are available for every platform. Disaster prevention on a server is usually viewed as being the most costly, because typically we can justify the expenditure only on a single system.

11.4.1. Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)

Although all computers need a source of clean and steady power, power is even more important when the computer acts as a server, because multiple users rely on the system. A good power source is not just one that is ...

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