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In Part 1 of the series we looked in detail at what High Availability can actually mean. In this part we look specially at some metrics and tools that are used in practice to deter...

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Today and into the future, companies are facing an increasingly complex technology landscape, where modern IT is changing the way businesses interact with their customers, employee...

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The ability to subscribe to ‘managed services’ is one of the major benefits of the cloud for companies today. Instead of hosting or managing non-core business systems themselves, f...

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Automation and the cloud go hand-in-hand. In fact, in order to fully realise the benefits of the cloud, automation is an absolute must. All the major benefits routinely highlighted...

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We're living in the cloud age. This technology trend has so fundamentally changed the way businesses operate, and the way we live our daily lives. In fact, the term 'cloud' is inex...

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Cloud computing has revolutionised the way people run their businesses and personal lives. A new breed of born-digital organisation has been spawned, and established enterprises ha...

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What is HA anyway? Before you set out to build your “Highly Available” service in the cloud, its essential to understand exactly what this means.

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Soltius Cloud Architect, Peter Joseph, told iStart that the recent AWS S3 outage is well within the realms of the expected. “This is not surprising and it is definitely not like an...

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This article is the final instalment in our 'embracing the cloud' series, where we've been sharing a series of keys on how to fully leverage the befits of the cloud. Find the rest ...

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Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) Vice President and CTO, Werner Vogels, is famously quoted as having once said, “Everything fails all the time”. Let’s face it – he’s right.

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