What is High Availability? A Tutorial
Posted on by David Singer
Category: Tutorials | Tags: 2Nx Models, Architecture, Autonomous, Availability, Backups, Best Practice, Clustering, Deployment, Design, Disaster Recovery, Downtime, Engineered, Fault Tolerance, HA Cluster, Heartbeat, High Availability, Infrastructure, Monitoring, Node, Nx Models, Orchestrated, Pacemaker, Redundancy, Reliability, Replication, Scalability, Single Point of Failure, Split Brain, System, Testing, Uptime
Reading Time: 9 minutes
High availability is the description of a system designed to be fault-tolerant, highly dependable, operates continuously without intervention, or having a single point of failure. These systems are highly sought after to increase the availability and uptime required to keep an infrastructure running without issue. The following characteristics define a High Availability system.
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