DNS is essential to operating a modern digital businesses, but a failure in your DNS system can bring your entire business to a sudden halt.
It doesn't matter if your application works most of the time; what matters is that it works on the biggest days for your business.
Availability and reliability are similar but different concepts. When building web applications, it’s important to understand the difference between the two.
The most effective way to determine if your company's disaster recovery plan will work is to test it in a production-level environment.
When learning how to fly model airplanes as a kid, I was taught an important rule: “Always fly ‘two mistakes’ high.” The same rule applies when building web applications.
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While it’s still unclear what caused Facebook’s epic meltdown today, some news outlets are speculating that “it’s always DNS” that causes issues like this. But what exactly is DNS, and how can it be the source of a major site crash?
Architecting for scale is critical for all modern applications and all modern digitally engaged organizations. But what does it really mean?