5 Ways to Better Identify and Eliminate Application Failure Points

Failure points–places in an application’s infrastructure, network¬†or API where errors typically occur–can be the downfall of good code. Whether your team is plagued by common failure points or you’re working out complicated bugs, these points can be frustrating, time-consuming, and even expensive if extensive downtime is incurred. Here are five ways to identify and eliminate Read More

The Boy Scout approach to moving to the Cloud – be prepared with some Best Practices to ensure optimum performance

So you made a decision to move to the Cloud – well done. With the proper planning and approach, the cloud can provide the perfect dynamic infrastructure for your organization and your web sites and services. Following are five best practices to use. If you can consider these steps, you will find the transition less Read More

How much have cloud failures cost us?

Last week, the International Working Group on Cloud Computing Resiliency (IWGCR) released a study that calculated the impact of cloud outages on the economy. The research, which tracked downtime in the market since 2007, had some startling results: In the past five years, we’ve seen 568 hours of downtime at 13 well-known cloud services, which Read More

Cloud computing gives you a golden opportunity for capacity planning

No matter how well your system is put together, you can’t really know how it will perform under stress until you test it. The dynamics of cloud computing allow you to gauge your system’s limits through capacity planning in a way that was never possible before. Now, you can go beyond a simple stress test Read More