3OpenEdge Replication Plus OpenEdge Replication is a product from Progress that provides real-time synchronization between two or more databases. (Source Database and Target Databases)Target database are read only databases that can be used for SQL queries or Reporting.Target Database can become Source database in a disaster scenario.
4Using the database with AI Data Files(.d*)BI FileAI File 1AI File 2.AI File nUser Processes
6Architecture of OpenEdge Replication Primary MachineSecondary MachineR/WriteClientsAI ExtentsDB Service QRepl ServerSource DatabaseDatabase Brk/Server ProcessesRepl AgentDatabase Brk/ServerProcessesTarget DatabaseR/OClients
7What is needed?Both machines need the same storage capacity (DB, application, temp files, …)Hardware does not need to match. Example: Source machine can use 200 GB drives and the target can use 1TB drivesThis will affect performance in the event of a failover but you can choose to run only core services in failover mode (Payroll)
8OpenEdge Replication Pricing Implementation / Training ranges from 1 to 3 days.First Year is 50 cents per student (40 cents per student plus 10 cents ALF)Renewals after the first year are 10 cents per studentRequires a target database server
9OpenEdge Replication Pros and Cons Progress Supported productReal-time replicationSupports reporting on the target sideConsNeed to learn another set of utilitiesNeeds to be monitoredSensitive to network outages
10VMware Disaster Recovery Options Product: VMware vCenter Site Recovery ManagerSite Recovery Manager leverages cost-efficient vSphere Replication or storage-based replication to provide:Simple management of recovery and migration plansNon-disruptive testingFully automated site recovery and migration
11VMware Disaster Recovery Options Features: Centralized Recovery PlansCreate and manage recovery plans directly from VMware vCenter ServerDiscover and display virtual machines protected by storage or vSphere replicationMap virtual machines to appropriate resources on the failover site (resource pools, network, VM folders)Specify boot sequence of virtual machinesCustomize re-IPing of virtual machinesCustomize shut down of low priority virtual machines at the failover siteExtend recovery plans with custom scripts.Control access to recovery plans with granular role-based access controlsRecover multiple sites into a single shared recovery site.
12VMware Disaster Recovery Options Features: Non-Disruptive TestingAutomate execution of recovery tests.Use storage snapshot capabilities to perform recovery tests without impacting on-going replication. Connect virtual machines to an isolated network to avoid impacting production applicationsStore, view and export results of test and failover execution from VMware vCenter Server.Customize execution of recovery plans for testing scenarios.Automate cleanup of testing environments after completing tests
13VMware Disaster Recovery Options Features: Automated DR FailoverMonitor site availability and alert users of possible site failuresInitiate recovery plan execution from VMware vCenter Server with a single button.Stop replication and automate promotion of replicated datastores for recovery Shut down low-priority virtual machines at failover siteBoot protected virtual machines with pre-specified boot sequenceExecute user-defined scripts and pauses during recovery.Reconfigure virtual machines’ IP addresses to match network configuration at failover site.Manage and monitor execution of recovery plans within VMware vCenter Server.
14VMware DR Pros and Cons Pros Cons Full Featured DR Product Works with multiple types of SANsNon-disruptive DR TestingConsAdditional Cost (cost varies by state)Skyward Servers may need to be migrated from physical hardware to virtual servers.
15ISCorp Disaster Recovery Options ASP Hosted Sites enjoy built in Disaster RecoveryMultiple Data CentersMequon, WI (Milwaukee)Dallas, TX (DataBank)Data Center equipment includes N+1 RedundancyMultiple backups of your database(s)Backups are replicated to multiple data centersBackups are archived to tape and securely stored at an Iron Mountain FacilityDisaster Recovery for complete data center loss
16Skyward DR Services provided by ISCorp A written disaster recovery plan is provided to your school.Once a week (or as frequently as you request), your Skyward administrative data is verifiably transmitted to our remote Skyward disaster recovery environment.To declare a disaster:You declare a disaster by calling our 24-hour 800 numberThe PaCdr action team is deployedBy the next business day, securely run your Skyward software from any computer with Internet access to resume your normal school operations
17Skyward DR Services provided by ISCorp Case Study – Galveston ISD, Texas On Monday, September 15, 2008, the Galveston ISD declared a disaster and put to work their Skyward and ISCorp Disaster Recovery Service (PaCdr) plan. Due to the massive power outage and destruction caused by Hurricane Ike, the Galveston ISD was unable to return to their district office. Soon after they declared a disaster and contacted Skyward and ISCorp, Galveston was able to run their school management software from remote locations via with a secure Internet connection. By using the secure connection, Galveston ISD administrators were able to run and process their payroll, assuring their employees that their paychecks and direct deposits were available to them.For details and pricing.Visit:Stop by the ISCorp Vendor Booth!
18ASP Hosted Disaster Recovery Options ASP Hosted Sites enjoy built in DR provided by ISCorpMultiple Data CentersMequon, WI (Milwaukee)Dallas, TX (DataBank)Data Center equipment includes N+1 RedundancyMultiple backups of your database(s)Backups are replicated to multiple data centersBackups are archived to tape and securely stored at an Iron Mountain FacilityDisaster Recovery for complete data center loss