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At the forefront of IBM's autonomic computing strategy is WebSphere Application Server v6. This version of the application server is designed to automatically detect problems ranging from small network glitches to large-scale power failures and, in a matter of seconds, save and process Web-based business transac tions that could take hours or days to recover under older systems. This is referred to as "self-healing" software. As soon as the application server detects a problem, the transaction and related data is automatically moved to another server either within the same data center or, in the case of a power outage or disaster, to another geographic location. This new functionality is known as "peer recovery of transactions." This article will discuss how this works and how to configure it in WebSphere Application Server v6. High Availability Manager Peer recover... (more)