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MDA Episode #15 - Likelihood and Severity

MDA Episode #15 - Likelihood and Severity

Episode #15 – Likelihood and Severity Likelihood and Severity. Two different measures for two different aspects of measuring risk in a modern digital application. They are both measures of risk, but they measure different things.

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Opsramp Interview: Why Applications Fail and What to Do About It

Opsramp Interview: Why Applications Fail and What to Do About It

Lee Atchison is a recognized industry thought leader in cloud computing and has significant experience architecting and building high scale, cloud-based, service oriented, SaaS applications. Formerly the Senior Director for Cloud Architecture at New Relic, Lee is now the owner of Atchison Technology LLC, a cloud consulting and advising firm.

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MDA Episode #14 - Five Causes of Poor Availability

MDA Episode #14 - Five Causes of Poor Availability

Episode #14 – Five Causes of Poor Availability Building a scalable application that has high availability is not easy. Problems can crop up in unexpected ways that can cause your application to stop working and stop serving your customer’s needs.

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Five Causes of Poor Availability to Watch Out For

Five Causes of Poor Availability to Watch Out For

This is it – this is the big day you’ve been waiting for. You’ve received that big celebrity endorsement. They’ve sent the tweet out – you’re ecstatic! The orders are flooding in; all is well.

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Are You Ready to Scale Your Digital Business

Are You Ready to Scale Your Digital Business

We often hear that being able to scale your application is essential. But why is it important? Why do we need to be able to suddenly, and without notice, scale our application to handle double, triple, ten times the load it is currently experiencing?

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MDA Episode #11 - How to Improve Application Availability, p2

MDA Episode #11 - How to Improve Application Availability, p2

Episode #11 – How to Improve Application Availability, p2 Modern applications require high availability. Our customers expect it, our customers demand it. But building a modern scalable application that has high availability is not easy and does not happen automatically.

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MDA Episode #10 - How to Improve Application Availability, p1

MDA Episode #10 - How to Improve Application Availability, p1

Episode #10 – How to Improve Application Availability, p1 Modern applications require high availability. Our customers expect it, our customers demand it. But building a modern scalable application that has high availability is not easy and does not happen automatically.

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MDA Episode #9 - How to Maintain Availability With Multiple AWS Accounts

MDA Episode #9 - How to Maintain Availability With Multiple AWS Accounts

Episode #9 – How to Maintain Availability With Multiple AWS Accounts When building a modern, high-performant application at scale, it’s important to make sure the individual application instances are distributed across a variety of data centers.

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Architecting for Scale Second Edition Is Now Available

Architecting for Scale Second Edition Is Now Available

It’s now available! The second edition of my book, Architecting for Scale, is now available for purchase! The e-book version and the Safari online versions are immediately available. The paperback version will be shipping on March 17th.

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Can't Scale? Time to Go Out of Business

Can't Scale? Time to Go Out of Business

Why is it essential that your application scale? Why is it necessary that you architect your application in such a way that nothing is more important than keeping your systems highly available?

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