About 99.9% Uptime – Oracle Style

HewlettPackard will partner with Cisco Systems and Oracle Corp. to develop products for higher-performance Unix servers — products that promise to keep an enterprise network up and running 99,9 percent of the time — from the hardware to the operating system to the database to the application. Conversely, Hp is implementing a similar solution across its NetServer line running Windows NT and cluster server software from Microsoft.

In the collaboration with Cisco and Oracle, the foundation for the new program, called 5nines:5minutes, will be new servers based on the HP-UX operating system. With production expected