In the database world, as well as elsewhere, high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) are sometimes confused—or even considered to be the same thing. HA is the ability of a database and its associated services to operate continuously without failing and to deliver an agreed service level (SLA) of operational uptime, whereas DR is the ability to recover data/databases and maintain/regain services after an outage event, or a natural or manmade catastrophe. Ensuring just one or the other does not equate to cyber-resilience. You really must have both.
Posted January 03, 2022
COVID-19 is far from over, and consequently, many people find themselves facing extended work-from-home (WFH) timelines. Tech companies, such as Twitter and Square, which in May announced the "work from home forever" option—and Facebook, which CEO Mark Zuckerberg has stated may have as many as half of the company's employees working remotely in the next 5-10 years—are leading the WFH charge.
Posted October 08, 2020
Although Windows and Linux were traditionally viewed as competitors, modern IT advancements have ensured much needed network availability between these ecosystems for redundancy, fault tolerance, and competitive advantage.
Posted January 02, 2019