Companies are under increased pressure to keep their systems up and running and make data continuously available. Being now held to a higher standard for application and data availability, the trick is to design server and storage systems that are highly available and almost bullet-proof against unplanned downtime. In order to achieve the highest levels of availability a company has to implement a complete solution that will address all the possible points of failure. But what are the available options if you want to design a high availability solution?
You can see in the chart the main solutions for the three areas to be addressed; storage, services and networks:
In the following posts I will explain these solutions in further detail. Keep reading, ok?