Uptime assurance is a competitive and financial advantage for small, medium and enterprise businesses. Intel understands this customer imperative and has joined forces with Stratus since 1999 to address this need. Through our alliance, Intel and Stratus have been able to deliver the most resilient software and server technologies on the market today. As long-time partners, Intel and Stratus develop platforms on which customers run the mission-critical applications that are core to their business.
Application uptime assurance is an absolute business necessity today. The easier we can make it for our ESAA members to provide higher availability to their ISV and VAR customers and, ultimately, to the end user, the more successful we can help them all be. Reliable, affordable uptime products that are easy to use will set our worldwide reseller channel partners apart in an intensively competitive marketplace.
David Brown, Director, Intel EPSD Marketing
Maximizing availability is one of the most important goals of the database administrator. Today most businesses have ever increasing needs for availability and the window of acceptable downtime is rapidly disappearing. Downtime is not just inconvenient for users. It can also be very costly in terms of lost revenue as well as lost customer confidence. In this whitepaper Michael Otey from SQL Server Magazine discusses the different technologies that Microsoft provides for improving SQL Server availability and about their requirements. You’ll also learn about what types of availability scenarios each different technology is best suited for.See the Analyst Report