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Re: HA of Development LPARs



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Guess it depends on how "business critical" your development is...

How often and how quickly are you making "business critical" changes?

I could imagine a shop doing agile development where by having
development down for a day could be a big problem. But I've never
actually heard of one, let alone worked in one. :)

Now if you're a software vendor...then development is your "business
critical"...so HA would make sense there. But again, I've not heard
of any IBM i vendors with HA development systems.

Charles

On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 9:50 AM, Hart, Doug - EI <Doug.Hart@xxxxxxx> wrote:

We have 25 LPARs of which 8 are development/sys test. These are on a good size 740 (terabytes of DASD). We run HA (MIMIX) for our production LPARs.
My question is does anyone run a full HA environment for their development? With all of the redundant hardware, software costs, MIMIX licenses, bandwidth, and overhead of supporting more partitions I just can't see how it is justified. We are a manufacturing company.

Comments please.

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