AIX Tip of the Week

AIX Tip of the Week: The Three P's of High Availability - Part II

Audience: IT Management, Systems Administrators

Date: February 10, 2001

Part I of this tip discussed the importance of people and processes in high availability. This tip, Part II, covers five common techniques for building a highly available

  1. User Segmentation: Assigning users to a specific server
  2. Data Replication: Mirroring data on multiple servers
  3. Client Server: Queue transactions
  4. Load Leveling: Spread users over multiple servers.
  5. Hot Spare: Hot spare server takes over if primary fails

The availability presentation explains each technique in more detail. About IBM Help Search Feedback

Bruce Spencer,

February 10, 2001