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...

      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...