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Level of fault tolerance needed

Can you please assist with the follow?

1.How would you determine the level of fault tolerance needed for a particular business operational function?

2. Are there legal or regulatory considerations when determining the level of fault tolerance needed?

3. What are some of the tests performed to ensure the fault tolerance of servers?

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Can you answer these three questions in 150 (or more) words each?

1.How would you determine the level of fault tolerance needed for a particular business operational function?

I would determine the level of fault tolerance needed for a particular business operational function based on the expected usage level; high loads mean more servers are needed and lower indicates less or fewer.

NOTE: Research shows that, "There is a difference between fault-tolerance (systems that work even when a fault occurs) and systems that rarely have problems. For instance, the Western Electric crossbar systems had failure rates of two hours per forty years, and therefore were highly fault resistant. But when a fault did occur they still stopped operating completely, and therefore were not ...

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The level of fault tolerance required for particular business operational functions is discussed. The legal and regulatory considerations when determining the level of fault is analyzed.

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