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Microsoft taps Marathon for fault-tolerance
Microsoft tapped Marathon Technologies Corp. to bring Marathon's everRun fault-tolerance software to Windows Server-based applications and in the future, to Hyper-V virtualization . With everRun, virtual machines (VMs) and Windows applications run in lockstep on two servers. When hardware on one server fails, failover software enables applications to keep running. The Microsoft-Marathon deal was announced Jan. 9.
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