Talk:Continuous availability

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I have noticed that the article has been marked as neologism. I reworked and contributed to this article since I consider myself a subject matter expert (though I did not create this article).

The term Continous Availability is used frequently today. Synonym are Zero Downtime and Fault Tolerant Servers. Though, I was not able to find a public definition by any standardization consortium or alike references. If someone is aware of such a nomenclature please add the reference. However, here are links to commercial product descriptions that show the usage of this term:

IBM DB2 pureScale: (

Reduce the risk and cost of business growth with application cluster transparency and continuous availability. 
Continuous Availability
With highly reliable clustering technology on IBM systems and a redundant architecture, data and lock status 
are immediately accessible to all nodes, ensuring consistent application performance even if a node fails.

HP Integrity NonStop BladeSystem: (

Customers Demand Features	
Continuous Availability
   * The very highest service levels
   * Uninterrupted application availability

VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance: (

FT provides zero downtime, zero data loss, and continuous availability for your applications ...

W reich (talk) 08:01, 28 October 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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