It sounded like a no-brainer when we started the project in 2003. The idea was to replace our aging, 155Mbps ATM-over-SONET network with a new network based on 10G Ethernet over dense wavelength division multiplexing.
Stories by Jeffrey Fritz
A clustering configuration is like a Hummer. In both cases, the hardware has to be bulletproof, the software reliable and the combination robust. But in neither case should you operate this heavy machinery unless you absolutely know what you are doing.