Tag Archives: continuous availability

Scaling DB2 in the Cloud

David Tung, Solutions Architect at xkoto Inc., talks about GRIDSCALE load balancer for DB2 databases and its use for building very elastic DB2 solutions for Cloud Computing.

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xkoto named “Cool Vendor” by Gartner

Congratulations to our partners at xkoto for their latest accolade of “Cool Vendor” in the recently released Gartner report, “Cool Vendors in IT Operations and Virtualization, 2009.”

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High Availability Technologies for DB2

In one of our recent blog posts Paul Stoker chats to James Cockayne of EDS about some of the headaches of managing databases in a 24/7 environment. we looked at some of the high availability solutions in the market.  We’re running … Continue reading

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Paul Stoker chats to James Cockayne of EDS about some of the headaches of managing databases in a 24/7 environment.

Just how important is it for organisations to ensure they have a robust database availability & disaster recovery solution? The database is always the lynchpin of an application.  Without the database, the application doesn’t function, and there’s a bunch of … Continue reading

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24/7 System Availability

In a news posting on Silicon.com on 7th Jan it was reported that salesforce.com experienced a service disruption on 6th January leaving system users unable to access their applications.  The problem occurred when a core network device failed, stopping all … Continue reading

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