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Veritas Software's HA Solaris 4.1

Veritas' Storage Foundation offering integrates with the vendor's Cluster Server and Volume Replicator products. Cluster Server is used to create and manage multiple servers as an entity to deliver high-availability applications. With Volume Replicator, you can replicate Storage Foundation volumes across fiber or IP connections to a completely different set of machines.


Good

• Supports all Solaris 10 features, including Containers
• Cluster setup has never been so easy
• Fire Drills feature lets administrators simulate a failure anytime without harming production


Bad


• Requires three different licensed products from Veritas
• Java administration client is slow at times
• Doesn't support RAID 5 volumes for replication


Veritas Storage Foundation HA Solaris 4.1, starts at $1,495 per server; Veritas Cluster Server, starts at $2,995 per server; Veritas Volume Replicator, $4,495 per server. Veritas Software Corp.,
(800) 327-2232,
(650) 527-8000. www.veritas.com
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