Definitions for "Switchover"
an action that occurs when a redundant device replaces a primary device that failed.
a planned transfer of control from the primary to the standby while a failover is an unplanned transfer of control due to some unforeseen event
a role reversal between the primary database and one of its standby databases
an orderly shutdown of an application and its supporting resources on one server and a controlled startup on another server
A device in a heat pump that reverses the flow of refrigerant as the system is switched from cooling to heating.
A switch to an alternative component that happens when a failure occurs in the equipment.