-- [ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ] For those in Global commerce it is important to minimize /control downtime for backups and planned events[PTFs]. If one does HA into another partition then backs up from there without any loss of production for backups as an example. Truly this is not HA but increased availability as single points of failure still exist. People do this for DR as well as HA. They also do it for server consolidation, etc etc There are several justified reasons to do LPAR and BobL. might have a few others then this type Global business logic. At 02:43 PM 01/21/2002 -0500, Buck Calabro wrote: >Bob L wrote: > > >Just received two 830 4ways to replace old > >two old S/20s. 830s are LPARed and have a > >total of eight partitions between them. > >Bob, I have seen a little interest in LPAR boxes for pseudo High >Availability, supporting old releases or for incremental processor usage >(Service bureau only needs 3 CPUs and LPARs out the 4th to their >development department.) Out of sheer curiosity, may I ask what prompted >twin boxes and 8 partitions? Al Barsa might jump in here too, since his >folks probably sell a few LPAR systems... > --buck >_______________________________________________ >This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list >To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com >To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, >visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/midrange-l >or email: MIDRANGE-Lemail@example.com >Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives >at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l. --
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