[LINK] Australian Government Data Centre as a Service
Michael Skeggs firstname.lastname@example.org
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Tue Mar 1 09:42:38 AEDT 2011
On 1 March 2011 09:23, Tom Worthington <tom.worthington at tomw.net.au> wrote:
> Question 2 of 5: Are there any other suggestions that you think should
> be included?
> The service should provide for at least two physical locations more than
> 300 km apart, to allow for backup.
I believe there are fairly widely deployed storage systems that will
do 'live' redundancy but require very low latency, and speed of light
becomes a factor at higher distances (from memory the maximum distance
So while geographic dispersement is desirable for business continuity
purposes, an arbitrary distance is not suitable for all applications.
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