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LISA 2000 Abstract

Improving Availability in VERITAS Environments

Karl Larson, Tellme Networks
Todd Stansell, Certainty Solutions


Demands for high availability are increasing almost as fast as storage and performance requirements, posing seemingly impossible challenges for system administrators. VERITAS provides a variety of tools aimed at overcoming these obstacles, but they're not often used effectively.

We'll show you some tools and techniques that work with VERITAS products to help you evaluate whether your systems are already overloaded, and what you can do to stall for time. We'll describe some environments particularly prone to storage-scaling issues and suggest changes you should make before crisis strikes. Finally, we'll provide some suggestions for decreasing the consequences of failures not preventable through fault tolerance.

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