Stratus and Microsoft announced that “it’s offering Microsoft SQL Server 2008 with its newest ftServer fault-tolerant platform. “Microsoft SQL Server users who need the highest degree of hardware availability for mid-scale databases will find the new ftServer family offers true fault tolerance in a price/performance package competitive with other solutions in the market,” said Claude Lorenson of Microsoft. Stratus Technologies' family of fault-tolerant ftServer systems and Avance Software are proven to deliver industry-leading uptime of 99.999% or greater for Microsoft Windows environments. Virtually any software application designed for the Windows operating environment will run unchanged and unmodified on servers that are specifically designed to prevent planned and unplanned downtime,” writes Stratus.
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