There are significant advantages to working with an IBM business partner that understands, sells, installs
and supports both types of high availability solutions for IBM.
Unfortunately, there are not many IBM business partners that sell, install and support
both types of high availability technologies. However, such a partner will be less biased
to one type of technology or the other as the goal is simply to ensure the customer gets
the best type of solution for its IBM i environment. Matt’s high availability presentation
at a COMMON user group conference where he talked briefly about the pros and cons
of logical and hardware replication.
They wanted Matt to explain more about the advantages and disadvantages of each,
which he gladly did.