High availability: What are some of our practices for having application consistent snapshots across multiple persistent storage systems for disaster recovery and or high availability purposes?

Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical High availability Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any High availability related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

 

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The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated High availability specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the High availability Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals…

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 711 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which High availability improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 711 standard requirements:

  1. How likely is it that this particular approach will enable us to meet our requirements for 24×7 high availability and reliability in the provisioned Big Data analytics service?

  2. What are some of our practices for having application consistent snapshots across multiple persistent storage systems for disaster recovery and or high availability purposes?

  3. Is your system and network architecture based on a high availability design that includes redundant firewalls, routers, switches and IDS, and load balanced or clustered servers?

  4. Server virtualization; How many servers do you use for server virtualization (example: vmware ESXi) for failover, high availability, mirroring?

  5. Should the deployment occur in high availability mode or should we configure in bypass mode?

  6. Which technology do you use that allows for high availability and a modular application platform?

  7. Are all reports/data marts needed to be high availability compliant or only a small portion?

  8. How can sdn be applied in the context of disaster recovery and high availability?

  9. Are our applications designed for high availability and disaster recovery?

  10. Is the application designed for high availability and disaster recovery?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the High availability book in PDF containing 711 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

Your High availability self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the High availability Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which High availability areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough High availability Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage High availability projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step High availability Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 High availability project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Lessons Learned: What were the main sources of frustration in the High availability project?
  2. Activity Cost Estimates: What do you want to know about the stay to know if costs were inappropriately high or low?
  3. Risk Register: Which key risks have ineffective responses or outstanding improvement actions?
  4. Procurement Audit: Does the procurement High availability project comply with European Communities regulations and rules?
  5. Executing Process Group: What High availability projects and services are in the portfolio of your organization?
  6. Schedule Management Plan: Were High availability project team members involved in detailed estimating and scheduling?
  7. Procurement Audit: Did the organization identify the full contract value and include options and provisions for renewals?
  8. Change Management Plan: Will all Field Readiness Criteria have been practically met prior to training roll-out?
  9. Requirements Management Plan: Is it new or replacing an existing business system or process?
  10. Procurement Management Plan: Are Vendor invoices audited for accuracy before payment?

 
Step-by-step and complete High availability Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 High availability project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 High availability project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 High availability project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 High availability project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 High availability project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 High availability project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any High availability project with this in-depth High availability Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose High availability projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in High availability and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, ‘What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?’

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that – whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc… – they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make High availability investments work better.

This High availability All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:

 

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Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.