Cloud Degradation Should Not an Outage Make
The Amazon Web Services outage earlier this week that took down popular websites like Reddit, Airbnb, and FourSquare, as well as many start-ups, has people questioning the wisdom of putting their faith in “the Cloud”. It has not helped that some very well capitalized companies, rather than accepting any of the responsibility for the outage, have chosen instead to blame their infrastructure provider. We see that as analogous to getting stranded with a flat tire and then blaming the auto manufacturer because you decided to forgo the optional spare tire.
To continue reading, please visit Randy Weinberger’s original post at http://blog.icehook.com/2012/10/cloud-degrdation-should-not-an-outage-make/.