What High Availability Options Are There?

Understanding your high availability requirements is only the first step in implementing a successful high availability application. Knowing what available technical options exist is equally as important. Then, by following a few basic design guidelines, it will be possible to match your requirements to the “correct” high availability technical solution. This chapter will introduce you to a variety of fundamental HA options such as RAID disk arrays and MSCS clustering, as well as other more high-level options such as SQL clustering and data replication that should lead you to a solid high availability foundation.

Fundamental Areas to Start With

If you remember the hardware/software stack presented in ...

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