When I started working with modern HDS storage systems such as the VSP and HUSVM, I became familiar with the remote replication abilities present on these systems. Similar to my last entry on NetApp’s SnapMirror and SnapVault replication abilities, HDS storage has a few choices for remote replication that go by different names. In particular, […]
We held a very informative webinar recently on DASD backup and recovery for z/OS environments. One of the questions that came up was “why do I need your backup and recovery solution when I already mirror to another site?” This question is certainly not uncommon. Many of our account executives say that they run into […]
Last week, we announced the release of Rocket UniData 8.1, one of our core MultiValue databases. UniData’s innovative features help organizations in hundreds of industries improve their ability to manage massive amounts of data by delivering fast response times and decreasing or eliminating database management tasks that waste time and money. Jay LaBonte, President of […]
If you’re not running U2 Replication or RFS, be aware that your systems are not adequately prepared. Last winter, in Pennsylvania, one of our customers knew an intense ice storm was headed directly for them. They attempted to patiently wait it out, hoping the ice would not take down the power lines. But, unfortunately, it […]
I understand the pressure to never be down. Never lose data. Never miss an order. Never miss your company’s revenue goals. It’s brutal and I will never ever forget it. When I was running a data center, I remember sitting at a football game with my son on a weekend and getting THE CALL. I […]
What do you get when you combine a NoSQL database with automatic data encryption, a fine-grained audit logging engine, account-based licensing and the ability to run SQL statements against a non-relational data store?
Rocket iCluster 7.1 TR1 is now available for all customers on the Rocket Customer Portal. TR1 has enhancements based around four key areas – ease of administration, replication verification, error handling and currency. In this post, the Replication Verification Enhancements are highlighted.