FailSafe™ Architecture for SGI®InfiniteStorage

Document Number: 007-4650-001


Written by Lori Johnson

Illustrated by Chrystie Danzer

Engineering contributions by Wesley Smith, Paddy Sreenivasan


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Record of Revision

Revision 001August 2003 
Original publication