184.108.40.206.2 - The repository shall have procedures in place to monitor and receive notifications when hardware technology changes are needed.
- Replacement on a five year cycle or the expiration of a vendor service contract
- Components are routinely swapped out
- Service architecture built in a high availability mode using two techniques 1) Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) 2) Non-VCS with worker instances running on separate services monitored by the Apache load balancer
- Typically have 3 to 5 instances running on a server farm. We are migrating to virtual machines and using Monit by the end of 2012, but will continue to run the Apache front-end to send worker processes.