Business Critical Computing


Information

Nonstop IT for Business-Critical Applications:
Five Things to Consider

Customers demand a lot these days—but they're willing to reward the enterprises that deliver. Satisfying customers takes an IT infrastructure that is resilient enough to withstand outages and greatly reduces planned and unplanned downtime. Think of it as nonstop IT. It's what the most successful businesses are beginning to master and it's putting pressure on the entire industry to up its game.

There is a real bounty out there for enterprises that make customers happy—by creating resiliency and enabling the services that keep them coming back.

Here are five things to consider when implementing business resiliency:
1.Create a culture of nonstop IT
2.Minimize planned downtime
3.Prepare for unplanned downtime
4.Address security and availability end-to-end
5.Select the right technologies and practices to support critical services



High Availability
    Clustering for physical & virtual servers
Geo Clustering
    Clustering across unlimited distances
Real Time
    Reduce system latencies & boost response times
Live Patching
    Apply kernel patches without stopping the system

 


Red Hat Cluster
    Integrated set of software components
Red Hat Enterprice Linux for Realtime Product Lifecycle
    Real-time computing platform for deadline-oriented applications.
kpatch
    Live kernel patching solution that allows you to patch a running kernel