Evan is a Senior Systems Engineer with Archivas, Inc. Previously, he was Principal Engineer and Data Availability maven with Veritas Software Corporation, and has more than 15 years of experience in Unix systems. After spending 5 years at Sun Microsystems, Evan joined Fusion Systems and, later, OpenVision Software, where he worked to bring the first high availability software applications for SunOS and Solaris to market. Evan is the author of several articles and talks on the design of high availability systems. He is the author (along with Hal Stern of iPlanet) of Blueprints for High Availability: Designing Resilient Distributed Systems (2000, John Wiley & Sons). Evan has a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Lehigh University (1984) and an MBA from Rutgers University (1989).
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Contributions from Evan Marcus
- Replicating data overseas for reliability and availability
- Tips for the everyday admin -- #1
- How much downtime is too much?
- Tips for the everyday admin -- #2
- How to calculate the cost of downtime
- Why is lack of write ordering guarantee not mentioned more?
- Using RTO and RPO for data protection
- Replication between different vendors' arrays
- Tips for the everyday admin -- #3
- Stay available through a disaster
- Tips for the everyday admin -- #4
- Performance impacts of replication
- Tips for the everyday admin -- #5
- Failover and clustering
- HA is in the eye of the beholder
- Looking for HA comparison software
- Which is best, hardware- or software-based replication?
- Availability: Use hard mounts in NFS
- Tips for the everyday admin -- #7
- Software-based vs. hardware-based replication solutions