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March 2009, Vol. 8

Testing high-availability software options from vendors

High-availability software and other products may look the same on vendor data sheets, but under the hood they can vary significantly. It's important to explore and test these features carefully because they can have an impact on recovery performance, scalability, failure detection and management of your high-availability architecture. Evaluating high-availability software High availability guide Using high-availability servers and systems High-availability solutions in nonvirtualized environments High-availability clustering in virtual data centers Data center planning considerations for high availability Virtualization high availability checklist Data center high-availability technology: A holistic approach Testing high-availability software options from vendors When testing hypervisor vendor high-availability software and products or validating internal configurations, you should look at the following: automated virtual machine (VM) recovery following a physical server failure; automated VM recovery following a VM guest OS ...

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  • Guide to calculating ROI from VDI

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  • Keep the cost of VDI storage under control

    Layering, persona management tools and flash arrays help keep virtual desktop users happy and VDI storage costs down.