Catastrophe Hits Your Datacenter – But Users Don’t Notice
Many large, network-dependent organizations are deploying OpenStack together with Red Hat Ceph Storage because they are inherently highly available solutions.
What if you lost your datacenter completely in a catastrophe, but your users hardly noticed?
Sounds like a mirage, but it’s absolutely possible, and major datacenters with high demand for full availability are already accomplishing this.
Redefining Disaster Recovery
When most companies talk about disaster recovery, they’re referring to backing up their data and how quickly they can restore it if something goes wrong. Their strategy depends on how much downtime their operations can tolerate, balanced against the cost of restoring full function. A business’ tolerance for data loss is codified by the Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) targets it set in its data protection plan, specifying how much
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