Resilience, Reliability and Redundancy

This Application Note introduces the concepts of Resilience, Reliability and Redundancy, all of which are required to achieve high availability. It focuses on important system design issues, such as identifying and eliminating single points of failure and establishing good maintenance procedures to maintain high availability.

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  • High availability cannot be practically achieved by a high system reliability alone
  • Designing and implementing a resilient system should be the first step
  • Proper maintenance procedures are also required