Mt Xia: Technical Consulting Group

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Slide List

SLA Home
0: Title Slide
1: Scope
2: Perspective
3: Perspective (continued)
4: Definition of Terms
5: Definition of Terms (continued)
6: Definition of Terms (continued)
7: Definition of Terms (continued)
8: Definition of Terms (continued)
9: Example Architecture Tiers
10: Tier 1: BC/HA/DR/HA
11: Tier 2: BC/HA/DR
12: Tier 3: BC/DR
13: Tier 4: BC/HA
14: Tier 5: BC
15: Standardized SLA
16: Standardized SLA (continued)
17: Standardized SLA (continued)
18: Standardized SLA (continued)
19: Standardized SLA (continued)
20: Summary

Service Level Agreements

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Definition of Terms (continued)

  • Virtual I/O

    • Virtual representations of physical adapters
    • May be shared between multiple systems simultaneously
  • Live Partition Mobility

    • An IBM Power6 capability for moving a live running partition from one frame to another
    • Requires virtualized I/O
    • Requires equal or greater CPU and Memory on target frame
    • Requires synchronization of slot numbers between frames
    • Not a high availability or disaster recovery solution
    • Used to eliminate business function downtime utilizing two healthy systems
      • Planned maintenance outages
      • Preemptive problem management

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