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Examples of Processor Redundancy

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Hi all,
 
    I was wondering if someone could give me just a very brief idea of how one would acheive Processor Redundancy in a Server environment? That is what form(s) it might take.

Many thanks
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Most Sun hardware has had the ability to take certain individual component failures and stay up, processors being one of them.
http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/content/selfheal/

With PC architecture, the only hardware i've had experience with that can do the same is with Stratus.
http://www.stratus.com/
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If you have a server with multiple processors, the redundancy is built into the server OS - it schedules tasks according to the processor availability.  For server redundancy, a cluster may be the solution, where a backup server takes over if the primary fails.
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