[THIN] Re: OT: new book concept, looking for feedback

Mallesons Stephen Jaques
www.mallesons.com

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we've just gone thru moving a computer room to an offsite DC and then 
replicating all systems to another DC, implementing voip for DR

we also have a large citrix farm to cater for remote access in the event of 
losing our largest city (1000 users)

we did it all inhouse , but we do have a rather large backend team for 2200 
users

John Rowlandson
Technical Support Specialist
Mallesons Stephen Jaques
Sydney


-----Original Message-----
From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
Behalf Of Columna, Melvin
Sent: Wednesday, 11 February 2004 8:23 AM
To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: new book concept, looking for feedback


Hi Ron,

At our company, we also invest is not just in-house disaster recovery, but
also an offsite facility in case the physical building gets destroyed (act
of god)

-----Original Message-----
From: Ron Oglesby [mailto:roglesby@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2004 10:44 AM
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] OT: new book concept, looking for feedback


Just looking to get some feed back on a new concept for a book.

The idea is to write a book about building high availability systems.
From the network level (WAN,LAN) up through the servers, their hardware,
NAS/SAN, client access etc. Should include, webs servers, Database
servers, file and print, load balancing and cluster technologies, and of
course methods to recover from different types of failures on different
systems.

Is this something that people would want? A look at how to make X, Y,
and Z on their network high availability. Taking a holistic approach as
it were, not just looking at any one specific technology but instead
creating a roadmap for the entire environment, defining what recovery,
fault tolerance and high availability really are, then discussing how to
design and implement for the business requirement?

Any other thoughts as to what someone would like to see in a book like
this or if it would even get bought?

Ron Oglesby
Senior Technical Architect
Microsoft MVP, Windows Server 
 
RapidApp
Office 312.372.7188
Mobile 815.325.7618
email roglesby@xxxxxxxxxxxx
 

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