“You have failed me for the last time.” If only Admiral Ozzel knew about site reliability engineering, aka SRE, and planning for failure, he may have been spared by Darth Vader.»
Fail to plan, plan to fail. Or so the old adage goes. And that concept is never more relevant when we are talking about choosing the right high availability tactics to handle workloads on the AWS cloud.»
What’s the most important and sensitive job in any organization? We might be slightly biased here but how about managing the IT infrastructure? It has to be right up there at the very top of the list.»
Business continuity is without doubt one of the most essential aspects a company faces. But how about in the cloud? We’ll be the first to admit that it’s a relatively new concept and as a result there’s a lot of hype and fanfare.
This comes par for the course with the buzz that exists around cloud computing in general. And with hype comes misinformation, misconceptions and the like. But what’s the truth behind all the pomp and circumstance?»
Private cloud. “This is not for me”. “It is too complicated and expensive”. “It’s only for large or corporate enterprises”. Right? Wrong.
The fact is that from the various types of organizations out there, it’s the small and medium-sized firms stand to reap the most benefits by switching to cloud. So what’s the problem? Why don’t they? Basically. it comes down to knowledge. Very few (and we mean very) understand how it can help their businesses.»
Deciding to move your IT infrastructure to the cloud is no easy decision. Come to think of it, it’s a bit like moving house.
The amount of planning, organization and baggage seems to stack up in front of you. And it can resemble a bit of a mini-mountain.»