Enterprise maintenance strategy for IBM AIX running on IBM Power Systems servers

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Nathan Edwards

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: March 11, 2013

Systems maintenance plays an essential role within every enterprise to ensure supportability and system reliability in order to maximize the availability of the services that make up the technical landscape. With multiple components to consider (IBM® AIX®, database, application, and so on), juggling systems maintenance requirements with service level agreements (SLAs) can be challenging, but by aligning a schedule of activities, the frequency of planned outages can be reduced. This article looks at the importance of treating the service as an entity and with it, creating an enterprise maintenance strategy that maximizes system availability.

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