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Experiences in synchronising non-CACHE.DAT data in a Mirrored environment

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I'm looking for some field experiences, lessons learned, or actual deployed solutions to the problem of replicating non-CACHE.DAT data in a mirrored Cache environment.  

Environment:

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Creating SSL-Enabled Mirror Using Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

In this post, I am going to detail how to set up a mirror using SSL, including generating the certificates and keys via the

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timeout value

looking for what the timeout value is for the connection for shadowing. and if it is known the timeout for mirroring also.

 

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Mirroring 101: a brief guide and FAQ

Mirroring 101

Caché mirroring is a reliable, inexpensive and easy to implement high availability and disaster recovery solution for Caché and Ensemble-ba

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ISCAgent Auto-Startup in a Mirror Configuration on a Veritas Cluster

ISCAgent is automatically installed with Cache, runs as a service and can be configured to
start with the system. This is fine – but the complication comes when this is on VCS clusters with

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Database Mirroring without a Virtual IP Address

The use of the InterSystems Virtual IP (VIP) address built-in to Caché database mirroring has certain limitations. In particular, it can only be used when mirror members reside the same network subnet. When multiple data centers are used, network subnets are not often “stretched” beyond the physical data center due to added network complexity (more detailed discussion here). For similar reasons, Virtual IP is often not usable when the database is hosted in the cloud.

Network traffic management appliances such as load balancers (physical or virtual) can be used to achieve the same level of transparency, presenting a single address to the client applications or devices. The network traffic manager automatically redirects clients to the current mirror primary’s real IP address. The automation is intended to meet the needs of both HA failover and DR promotion following a disaster. 

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Mirror Outage Procedures: How to handle planned and unplanned Caché mirror outages

Mirror Outage Procedures

Caché mirroring is a reliable, inexpensive and easy to implement high availability and disaster recovery s

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InterSystems Example Reference Architecture for Microsoft Azure Resource Manager (ARM)

This article provides a reference architecture as a sample for providing robust performing and highly available applications based on InterSystems Technologies that are applicable to Caché, Ensemble, HealthShare, TrakCare, and associated embedded technologies such as DeepSee, iKnow, Zen and Zen Mojo.

Azure has two different deployment models for creating and working with resources: Azure Classic and Azure Resource Manager. The information detailed in this article is based on the Azure Resource Manager model (ARM).

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References about failover architecture with members in different datacenters

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I need to give an answer for a RFP where it'll be considered an extra to have a failover system where each member of the failover is located in a different datacenter, separated by more than 100-200 miles.

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Global Summit 2016 - HS: Achieving High Availability with Mirroring

Presenters: Pete Greskoff, Sebastian Musielak
Task: Ensure high availability of your HealthShare deployments
Approach: Discuss high-availability options and focus on HealthShare’s new support for database mirroring
 

With the new release of HealthShare, Mirroring is now support for high availability. This session will describe high availability options and focus on mirroring your HealthShare deployments.

 

Content related to this session, including slides, video and additional learning content can be found here.

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Global Summit 2016 - Mirroring: Architecting for Throughput

Presenter: Ray Fucillo
Task: Provide high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) in diverse architectures that demand high performance, including replication over long distances
Approach: Give examples of mirror architectures in disparate environments, including geographically separated systems. Discuss performance considerations and advances in InterSystems’ mirroring technology
 

In this session you will learn about deploying Mirroring to provide HA and DR in diverse architectures that demand high performance and throughput. Challenges and solutions to achieving high throughput will be covered along with mirror architectures that involve long distances and disparate environments.

 

Content related to this session, including slides, video and additional learning content can be found here.

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Global Summit 2016 - What Hyper-converged Hardware Means for You

Presenter: Mark Bolinsky
Task: Decide whether a converged infrastructure is ideal for your enterprise applications
Approach: Discuss best practices and provide guidance on the right questions to ask
 

The traditional use of “SAN storage” is no longer the only choice for deploying enterprise application. Software defined data centers are making inroads into enterprise data centers, and there is good reason for it. There is the potential for significant infrastructure cost savings, architecture simplification, reduced administration costs, and depending on the configuration - even better performance. This session will discuss some best practices and outline decision guidance to help you ask the right questions when considering hyper-converged architectures.

 

Content related to this session, including slides, video and additional learning content can be found here.

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Global Summit 2016 - Tier 1 Applications in a Virtual Environment

Presenter: Murray Oldfield
Task: Deploy applications based on InterSystems’ technology using VMware.
Approach: Provide a checklist of factors to consider, particularly when deploying a production database application that requires high availability
 

Are you ready to deploy your applications on a virtualized architecture? This talk will highlight what you need to plan and do when deploying applications built on ISC data platforms using VMware. Special focus on what you need to know when planning for highly available (HA) production database applications.

 

Content related to this session, including slides, video and additional learning content can be found here.

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