An introduction to High Availability for Power Systems Running IBM i
This paper presents an overview of IBM System i high availability to companies that are beginning to explore this powerful business continuity technology. The critical components of high availability solutions are detailed in this paper, including data replication engines, system monitors, role swap capabilities, and the importance of autonomic processes. Also provided is information on the cost of planned and unplanned downtime, and a brief overview of disaster recovery strategies.
Audits for confident switch
You can be confident that your recovery server is always ready to take over at a moment’s notice. MIMIX Availability’s comprehensive auditing with self-healing ensures the integrity and reliability of your protected data.
- Comprehensive object-level audits identify and correct out-of-sync objects
- Prioritized audits allow unchanged objects to be audited less frequently for faster completion and more efficient use of resources
- Monitoring of the data on the recovery system provides real time notification of unauthorized object changes with identification of the user responsible for the change
The easy way to protect the availability of even the most complex IBM i environments
This Executive Overview offers details on how MIMIX Availability has evolved into an advanced solution that offers faster recovery, stronger data protection, and a smarter way to manage high availability for IBM i. When evaluating any availability solution, there are a handful of critical functions that must be considered. This paper offers an overview of seven of the most essential availability functions and how each is addressed by MIMIX Availability.
Intuitive, browser-based interface
The browser-based Vision Solutions Portal (VSP) interface simplifies the management of your availability environment with at-a-glance monitoring and intuitive control from any device with a browser. VSP is easily customized to meet an administrator's needs and style, reducing the time required to manage your HA environment to minutes a day.
- VSP interface simplifies the management of your availability environment
- Provides single pane of glass management for your entire MIMIX environment
- Enables lights out monitoring with email notifications
- Easily customizable to meet your needs and working style
- Supports both product level security and administrative control of user privileges
- Supports standard views for groups of users
- Smart sorting and smart prompting assist in resolution of issues
- Fly-over help text puts information at your fingertips