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
- Looking at two-way replication methods
- 2003 high availability predictions: Repurpose clustering software
- How to build a highly available data center
- What you should really know about high availability
- How to calculate the availability of an entire network?
- Seven ways to configure failover management software
- What's a native Fibre Channel and it's benefits?
- Figuring the number of IP addresses for a two-node cluster
- Calculating availability
- Mirroring to different subsystems via different SW/HW solutions
- The correct way to calculate availability
- Using backup and restore for DR
- Looking for a device availability list and standardization
- What about 100% uptime?
- Protecting against disk array failure
- Storage subsystem failure
- Continuous availability
- Advantages, disadvantages of servers and mainframes
- The best method for file sever HA
- RAID reliability