Here’s a great piece from my colleague Jonathan Feldman on why Amazon’s recent outage is irrelevant. It reminds me of my what I’ve always preached: if it’s got an IP address, a URL or human beings involved, it’s fair game. Something’s going to happen eventually.
It’s our job to help our businesses/clients to be able to respond appropriately and minimize the impact when something does occur. You’ve gotta have a fall back plan for everything.
BTW, check out this page for links to more of Jonathan’s work. Good stuff.
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