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Briefing Note: SIOS Provides High Availability for Azure based MS-SQL

Data centers of all sizes are looking to the cloud to perform computational workloads like databases and other applications. They are expecting a cloud provider to either run the entire workload in the cloud or make capacity available for bursting

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Storage Q&A: High Availability for Data Centers of all Sizes

SIOS Technologies and Storage Switzerland recently joined forces for a highly attended webinar. The attendees asked some outstanding questions about flexible HA and DR for virtual servers and cloud environments. Joining Storage Switzerland Founder and Chief Steward George Crump on

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Briefing Note: Quorum’s onQ Flex adds on Demand DR Protection for Tier-two Servers

Quorum offers local high availability (HA) and cloud-based disaster recovery (DR) solutions that are built around their disaster recovery appliances. These systems maintain updated virtual machine clones, ready to run in a few minutes when a primary server goes down.

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Does Replication equal DR Readiness?

In our recent webinar, “Flexible HA and DR for Virtual Server and Cloud Environments”, a majority of attendees indicated that replication was their sole method of providing high availability and protecting from disaster. While copying data to a secondary storage

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StorageShort: The Problems with using VMware for HA

IT planners sometimes consider implementing clustering within their virtual environment. Essentially where the nodes in the cluster are actually virtual machines within the VMware cluster. In this StorageShort, Tony Tomarchio, Director of Field Engineering for SIOS and I discuss this

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Podcast – Overcoming the MS-SQL HA Barriers

Users and business line managers demand that their applications are available all of the time. That’s very expensive and complex. To preview their webinar on the barriers to HA are Storage Switzerland’s George Crump and Tony Tomarchio from SIOS. Click on

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How to get Facebook-Like Application Availability

IT organizations are under pressure to deliver an always on experience to their users. In the Facebook and Google era, internal and external customers expect critical business applications to be available at all times. This means that planned or unplanned

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Webinar – Flexible HA and DR for Virtual Server and Cloud Environments

Moving business critical applications, such as Microsoft SQL Server, to virtual server and cloud environments, requires high availability and a solid disaster protection plan. The question often asked — will implementing that protection eliminate the cost savings and configuration flexibility

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Why is IT being compared to Facebook?

When business application owners begin referring to Facebook as the standard for application availability, IT organizations are being put on notice – deliver or we will go elsewhere. The challenge is that traditional high availability clustering technologies can be costly,

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How To Achieve Facebook “Like” High Availability in the Cloud

When IT organizations start being compared to Facebook, in terms of application availability, it is clear that business application owners are becoming increasingly less tolerant of ANY application downtime. In fact during a recent Storage Swiss webinar, “HA and DR

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