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mirroring

mirroring

Duplicating data onto another computer at another location. Mirroring is performed for backup purposes or to be in closer proximity to the user. See disk mirroring and replication.
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Therefore, asynchronous mirroring is faster than synchronous mirroring but the secondary copies are slightly out-of-synch with the primary copy.
Using synchronous mirroring, data on one Nimbus appliance is seamlessly copied to a second standby appliance.
Mirroring is used for many mission-critical applications and it is the fastest way to recover data from a device or subsystem failure, since restore operations can occur in no more than a few seconds by switching to a mirrored copy.
Many customers with storage networks are actively searching for an affordable data replication solution that breaks the 'vendor lock-in' imposed by virtually all storage subsystem-based mirroring products," said Mark Spowart, President of StoreAge.
There are two types of mirroring techniques that may be used over a remote IP to establish a copy of the primary site data--synchronous or asynchronous.
Fortunately, a new generation of affordable data mirroring solutions has emerged that brings sophisticated DR capabilities to virtually any size organization.
Leveraging already-installed operating system software, CLARiiON Remote Mirroring significantly lowers the cost of ownership in comparison to competitive offerings.
Local and Remote Synchronous Rata Mirroring and Failover
The new synchronous option is designed primarily to meet the needs of banking and financial institutions for a network mirroring solution.
File serving performance: Mirroring in a LAN-based solution tends be both processor and network intensive.
NET, a new international Web-site mirroring service of NETouch Communications Inc.