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Contemporary Approaches to Fault Tolerance

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Computer Desktop Encyclopedia

Thanks to computer scientists like Barbara Liskov, researchers are making major progress with cost-efficient fault tolerance for Web-based systems.

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This is good I understand your point of reunddant backups. For arguments sake:1) Each of those scenarios is a corruption of the local backup disk targets. Assuming you are replicating daily, your last replicated snap gives you an RPO m just trying to challenge the conventional wisdom of tape backup in 2011. Good discussion.

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