21 Nov '12, 6pm

High Availability: Yes You Can!

High Availability: Yes You Can!

Over the past few months we’ve noticed that some cloud terminology has been confusing for customers, so this is an Engine Yard PSA to help people understand how to achieve a more highly available (HA) environment. While the public perception is that servers in the cloud are removed from failing hardware, etc., we often see ‘hardware decommission’ and ‘hardware failure’ as the reason for customer instance termination. You cannot expect constant uptime of any environment due to other issues, too (as we saw this summer, datacenter power failure), and if your business needs require you to be available at all times and more secure from IaaS outages, you may want to consider using Engine Yard’s platform to minimize outages by dispersing your application and databases instances to multiple datacenters (“availability zones” in AWS parlance). You can prepare for an outage by making...

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