Simulated Role Swaps–Maxava’s Secret Weapon
December 9, 2014 Alex Woodie
It may sound trite, but during a disaster you can expect the unexpected. No matter how much planning you put into your disaster preps, chances are good you overlooked something. It’s also true that, without any planning, your chances of surviving the disaster are poor. That’s why high availability software vendor Maxava puts a strong emphasis on testing using its simulated role swap (SRS) functionality.
The SRS feature, which is available only on Maxava’s high-end offering called Enterprise+, allows IBM i customers to test their failover processes to see whether the backup machine is ready to handle the load in