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Musings on Recovery Oriented Computing: Part 2

This is the second post related to Recovery Oriented Computing.  Here’s where you can find the first one.  I’m also throwing in another scalability/resiliency topic not from ROC. Design for Failure “If a problem has no solution, it may not … 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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Test, test, test

In a recent survey from Aberdeen Group, something jumped out at me.  I found the entire read quite interesting and the argument for downtime preparation and prevention is well supported by their findings.  In particular, a comment about the need for … Continue reading

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