"A Linux start-up last week introduced clustering failover
software which gives users added protection against server
downtime. SteelEye Technology launched LifeKeeper, a
high-availability server-failover package for Linux."
"LifeKeeper supports RedHat Linux 6 and features
predictive-analysis capabilities that highlight potential problems
before a server crashes, letting an IT manager take the system down
without disrupting user operations."
"Find/SVP, a business advisory service in New York, estimates an
hour of downtime will cost a brokerage firm $6.45 million and an
airline ticketing system nearly $90,000 in lost sales revenue.
Strategic Research of Santa Barbara, Calif., says approximately 15%
of PC servers and 26% of Unix servers will be clustered in