I'm preparing for a battery of resilience tests on a new network (which will be hosting a mission-critical application). As part of it, I ought to confirm the resilience of the domain controllers. We ...
The current Kafka 0.8 documentation mentions Kafka's poor resilience to a network partition. For example, the operations page claims that: It is generally not advisable to run a single Kafka ...
I have a Hyper-V host with 4 physical HDDs, 300 GB each, and this machine will host a couple of VMs, each probably with a size of approximately 150GB. The VMs are not mission critical but I still ...
We're lucky, every server we have has multiple NICs/HBAs/CNAs connected to multiple switches and this approach has kept our platform up on numerous occasions. That said we ran into a problem last week ...
I handle much of the IT for a company of around 100 people, spread across about five sites worldwide. We're using Active Directory for authentication, mostly served to Linux (CentOS 5) systems via ...
I'm an FC SAN kind of guy and although we use NetApp 30xx filers for lots of non-essential storage I'm really no expert. I have a new requirement for a very resilient (i.e. 3 or 4 '9s') basic static ...