Tag Archives: Availability

Increasing Data Center Availability through Electrical Design

By Morena Sanidad, P.E., LEED AP In one of my previous blog posts, I talked about the differences between reliability and availability in data centers. The quick summary: reliability emphasizes dependability in the lifecycle of a component, while availability is associated with fault tolerant systems. Fault tolerant means a system can operate in the presence […]

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Availability vs. Reliability in Data Center Electrical Components

By Morena Sanidad, P.E., LEED AP Reliability and Availability are popular terms in the data center world. They are used interchangeably and often times misinterpreted; while they work together to define the success of a system, they are separate parameters requiring specific understanding. In this blog I will describe the definition of the terms, their […]

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