High availability ... again
kbaker at missionvi.com
Tue Jun 22 15:27:24 EDT 2004
While we are discussing network storage for HA.
Would there be a problem with NAS over Gigabit?
> * Etienne Goyer
> > Well, I did not consider that option since the SAN
> become a single
> > point-of-failure, and that is a big no-no according to
> > specifications I have at the moment.
> > If it would have been possible, it would have been my
> first choice
> > though.
> Most decent storage equipment meant for SANs has
> everywhere. Double powersupplies, double storage
> processors with
> mirrored memory/cache, and naturally the possibility to
> configure the
> disks in a fully redundant manner. It's easy to make the
> from the hosts to the storage redundant, too - just use
> two HBAs and
> two switches, and make sure both of the switches are
> connected to all
> the other end points (both SP's on the storage and both
> In my opinion using a SAN is perfectly adequate for HA
> needs (it has
> not failed me, at least!), but it's your call of course.
> Kind regards,
> Tore Anderson
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