Dedicated Servers with Mirroring for Data Security

June 25, 2012 / Dedicated Server Hosting

Dedicated Server Mirroring

Server Mirroring

Server mirroring is a process that requires two identical servers at the core. One of which will be the master server and the second of which will be the slave server. As a supplier of high-quality dedicated servers.

bodHOST offers mirrored server solutions for businesses that want the maximum level of security. And protection for their data in the event of server failure. So that there is no chance of data being lost at any stage.

When professionally set up, a mirrored server configuration has the potential to offer up to 100% guaranteed uptime without data loss. As data constantly synchronized between the two servers, whilst the high uptime level relies on both servers not failing at the same time. Or server access being prohibited by network issues.

bodHOST offers professional support for all dedicated server customers. Offering server mirroring as a feature for all of our Windows dedicated servers and Linux dedicated servers.

As server mirroring is seen as the most cost-effective answer to a hardware failure that often plagues small businesses. You should opt for a bodHOST dedicated server that provides you with the full support necessary in order to make the most of reliable hosting services.

Process of Server Mirroring

Process of Server Mirroring

Data synchronized between your master server and slave server at the moment. That your bodHOST dedicated server solution set up and on your side. There won’t really be a noticeable difference between using a standard dedicated server and a mirrored dedicated server.

You will however notice the difference if the master server ever fails. Primarily because you carry on working on the slave server until the master server restored.

A mirrored dedicated server solution from bodHOST employs the following process to protect your data in the event of server failure:

  • Usually, all requests will be sent to the master server to process and handle. In the event that the master server fails the IP address(es) of the master server will then routed to the slave server. Which set up and ready to handle the requests that would otherwise sent to the master server
  • As the slave server will have a recent copy of the data stored on the master server. You can make changes to files on the slave server as you would on the master server. Once the connection to the master server is restores. Any modified file automatically synchronized back to the master server. So that the changes you have made will take effect on both servers
  • Even if you find yourself in a position where the master server needs to replace with a new machine. Once the slave server and the new machine have connected the process of synchronizing data between the two of them will begin.

High-Performance Server Mirroring

The methods and software used by bodHOST to provide mirrored dedicated servers ensure that the pairing performs to the highest degree possible to guarantee. That there is no lag between the master server failing and the slave server kicking in to pick up the slack.

Quite often solutions seen to answer the issue of hardware failure. The performance of the server usually impacted which in turn would have an effect on the performance of web applications and stability.

The stability of your bodHOST dedicated servers complemented by the included load-balancing feature to make sure that your mirrored server configuration never overcome by high loads. Instead providing you with the option to spread demand across. More than one server if this will improve the performance of your web applications.

Furthermore, as Failover Redundancy standard feature of our mirrored dedicated servers. You will find that the network and server uptime guarantee of 100% is easily attainable each month.