Tag Archives: Web Service

Little Disasters Worse Than Big Disasters?

“The dose makes the poison.” – Paracelsus I had coffee with a friend who runs a small IT service company on Friday, and we were talking a bit about preparing for disasters. He’s been doing this a long time and seen … Continue reading

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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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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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