The Azure Outage: Time Is a SPOF, Leap Day Doubly So

On the Scalyr blog, we sometimes post on topics relating to cloud computing in general. This is such a post.

Microsoft’s Azure service suffered a widely publicized outage on February 28th / 29th. Microsoft recently published an excellent postmortem. For anyone trying to run a high-availability service, this incident can teach several important lessons. (more…)

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