Tag Archives: Scalability

My site is just taking a break, I can still hit 99.9999%

We expect websites & online services to just work.  And why not?  It’s not like they need to regular breaks to stretch and walk around.  But when you’re running a website or online service, attaining higher levels of uptime is … Continue reading

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Musings on Recovery Oriented Computing: Part 1

Photo by Tim Green aka atoach “a safe structure will be the one whose weakest link is never overloaded by the greatest force to which the structure is subjected” Petroski 1992 A couple years ago, I had the pleasure of … Continue reading

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I’m in the cloud, am I still at risk?

I had a chat with a small software business owner the other day, and we were talking about preparing for disasters.  He asked me, “Since I’ve moved to a public cloud service, I’m protected, right?”  While public clouds significantly reduce … Continue reading

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