On Wed, 2003-07-16 at 23:25, Roman Fail wrote:
> has every bit of redundancy you can order.  While uncommon, the
> backplane is one one of the many single points of failure!

Unless you go with a shared-disk cluster (Oracle 9iRAC or OpenVMS)
or replication.

Face it, if your pockets are deep enough, you can make everything
redundant and burden-sharing (i.e., not just waiting for the master
system to die).  (And with some enterprise FC controllers, you can
mirror the disks many kilometers away.)

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