A Modern Look at Reliability, Availability, and Scalability

    The Connection, by Dr. Bruce Holenstein, Paul J. Holenstein, and Dr. Bill Highleyman
    Computer manufacturers often stress performance and availability in their marketing literature. Yet, reliability (R), availability (A), and scalability (S) are the three pillars that support mission-critical applications...

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    Achieving Scalability for Mission-Critical Systems in the Cloud

    The Connection, by Dr. Bruce D. Holenstein, Dr. Bill Highleyman, and Paul J. Holenstein
    The third pillar of mission-critical systems is scalability; reliability and availability are the other two, creating the...

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    Connection Cover Story: Shadowbase Software Synchronous Replication

    The Connection, by Jonathan Ziegler
    Gravic’s Senior Manager of Product Development for the Shadowbase Products Group discusses Shadowbase software synchronous data replication for zero data loss...

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    Crunching Big Data

    The Connection, by Paul J. Holenstein
    In this article, we look at several technologies that interact to extract valuable business information from “the noise” of big data. Big data offers the opportunity for businesses to obtain real-time business intelligence that they could...

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    Data Replication and Integration – Applications in Financial Services

    The Connection, by Keith B. Evans and Paul J. Holenstein
    This article explains how a merchant provider gradually expanded its data replication and integration software...

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    Data Replication Solution Migration – Discovery

    The Connection, by Paden Holenstein
    Access to Data is Required 24×7. Consequently, so too are the demands placed on real-time data replication solutions. Data is needed everywhere, all the time. With time, requirements change. Solutions that met yesterday’s...

    Discovering Meaningful Patterns Using Data Integration

    The Connection, by Paul J. Holenstein and Keith B. Evans
    HPE Shadowbase Streams for Data Integration uses CDC technology to stream data generated by one application...

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    Dramatically Reduce Outage Costs with Advanced Business Continuity Solutions

    The Connection, by Keith B. Evans
    Whether it be fire, power failure, software error, malfeasance, or some other cause, events occur which can lead to unplanned outages of IT services. If your...

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    Easily Modernize and Expose Valuable Enscribe Data – Eliminate Data Silos

    The Connection, by Keith B. Evans and Paul J. Holenstein
    This article/case study explains that a large European manufacturer runs its online shop floor operations on an HPE NonStop Server using an Enscribe database, and how it deployed an HPE Shadowbase data integration solution to...

      From Hacker to Hackathon – History in the Making!

      The Connection, by Vuk Petrovic and Paden R. Holenstein
      What comes to mind when you hear the word hacker? You most likely imagine an individual, (probably male) with...

      Hardware vs. Software Data Replication for Business Continuity (Disk/Cache Flushing vs. Transactional Replication Engines)

      The Connection, by Keith B. Evans
      Business continuity encompasses activities that an enterprise performs to maintain timeliness, consistency, and availability of its data, operations, and services. Application availability depends upon the ability of IT...

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      Improving Availability via Staggered Systems

      The Connection, by Dr. Bruce D. Holenstein, Dr. Bill Highleyman, and Paul J. Holenstein
      The reliability of a redundant system is optimized by minimizing the probability that both systems will fail...

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      Improving Reliability via Redundant Processing

      The Connection, by Dr. Bruce D. Holenstein, Dr. Bill Highleyman, and Paul J. Holenstein
      One of the three pillars of mission-critical systems is data reliability – a significant concern in datacenters...

      Is Your Attunity NonStop Solution for Data-sharing at End-of-Service-Life (EOSL)?

      Connect Converge, by Paden Holenstein
      Several customers recently approached us looking for solutions to their remote data access/connection requirements. HPE Shadowbase software uses a data...


      Leverage Heterogeneous Data Transformation and Distribution to Create New Business Opportunities

      The Connection, by Paul J. Holenstein and Paden R. Holenstein
      Real-time data replication products, such as HPE Shadowbase software, are well known for their ability to facilitate IT service availability (Business Continuity) by replicating...


        NonStop Impressions from an Under-30 Perspective

        The Connection, by Paden R. Holenstein
        This article gives a unique perspective on the HPE NonStop community from an individual under the age of 30. Paden Holenstein reflects on his first two years of experience...

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        Protecting Your Vital Applications

        The Connection, by Mark Pollans, HPE Sr. Worldwide Product Manager
        This article is based on the excellent and informative presentation that Mr. Pollans gave at the 2017 Connect Technical Boot Camp on how to design and build...

        Scale-up is Dead, Long Live Scale-out!

        The Connection, by Keith B. Evans and Paul J. Holenstein
        Keeping up with user demand is a significant challenge for IT departments. The traditional scale-up approach suffers from significant limitations and cost issues that prevent...

        Switching Replication Engines with Zero Downtime and Less Risk

        The Connection, Dr. Bruce D. Holenstein, Paul J. Holenstein, and Dr. Bill Highleyman
        ometimes it is necessary to change or update a data replication engine. A zero downtime migration will...

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        Thinking of Migrating During a Pandemic? You Are Not Alone!

        The Connection, by Paden Holenstein
        This article discusses a recent trend we've seen in HPE NonStop industry: IT teams honing their focus on new features while ramping up various business continuity...