Category Archives: Disaster Recovery

Thursay Day Link Day | 11-17-2011

How costly is version control?  Good discussion of patching, versioning, cloud advantages. Playstation downtime. If your software goes down, I hope it’s for accountants. Insider data breaches soaring. Half of UK laptops vulnerable? Data loss risks – perception vs. reality.

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Guest blog post on ClearRisk

Check it out: 3 Steps You Must Take TODAY to Reduce Your Software Risks

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Software Shouldn’t Cry Wolf

It’s simple – if you have false alarms people will eventually ignore them. When you run a high-scale online service, it’s standard practice to have monitors & alerts watching the system so you can quickly find any problems in your system … Continue reading

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Calculating Uptime Improvement ROI

Paying for any type of expensive prevention – whether it’s insurance or backup software – can sometimes feel hard to justify because you have to think about the odds that something will happen to you and what it will cost.  … Continue reading

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11 Rules of Awesome Software

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. Antoine de Saint-Exupery French writer (1900 – 1944) In honor of 11/11/11, I’ve put together my 11 Rules for Awesome … Continue reading

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Thursday Link Day

Here are some links that you might find interesting: Beyond Disaster Recovery – think buisness resilience & risk management.  Proactive is better! Social media disaster, and what to do about it!  A different kind of software disaster. Enterprises urged to use … Continue reading

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Stop the Dominos from Falling

If we assume that “software will fail” is a fact, not a problem, then we need to look at how to cope with the failure.  I’d like to discuss one coping strategy which is isolating components. Some failures cause ripple … Continue reading

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