Solved

Redundancy Ideas and opinion on Virtualization

Posted on 2011-02-23
1
445 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hello everybody.,

I wanted to get some ideas from all of you on redundancy... I have a Dell Poweredge 2900 running
SBS 2008, using VMware server with two VM servers SBS 2008, blackberry server and Peachtree server.  the sever is also a exchange, file server, SharePoint, print server, DNS and DHCP server, I have Raid on the server but if something should happed to the physical server like fire or flood I am in big trouble, I backup the server daily and take the drives home with me.   I wants to get some redundancy Ideas...... eather moving everything to a cloud or getting a server on a external data center and sync both server together.

does anybody have any experience with cloud services?

Thank you all in advance
0
Comment
Question by:LENERO
1 Comment
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
Patmac951 earned 500 total points
Comment Utility

I am presently running mirrored servers from an office in Los Angeles, CA to an office in Las Vegas, NV using Double-Take software. I am creating redundancy in real time for two Oracle database servers with disaster recovery.  The two locations have a dedicated T1 circuit between them.  This is not cheap but it works great.

Here is the link to the Double Take site: http://doubletake.com

There are also many cloud solutions you can look into that can accomplish this too.  The main key to any kind of offsite redundancy is to make sure you have enough bandwidth to handle the amount of data that will be sent to the remote location.  
0

Featured Post

How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

Join & Write a Comment

Moving your enterprise fax infrastructure from in-house fax machines and servers to the cloud makes sense — from both an efficiency and productivity standpoint. But does migrating to a cloud fax solution mean you will no longer be able to send or re…
Exchange server is not supported in any cloud-hosted platform (other than Azure with Azure Premium Storage).
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how they can get their files copied out from their unbootable system without need to use recovery services. As an example non-bootable Windows 2012R2 installation is used which has boot problems.
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…

744 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now