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Fly Two Mistakes High - Keeping High Availability in the Cloud

By: Lee Atchison Feb 12, 2016

Join me at Cloud Expo 2016 at the Javits Center in New York, NY on June 7-9, 2016, where I will be speaking on keeping high availability in the Cloud.

When building large, cloud-based applications that operate at a high scale, it’s important to maintain a high availability and resilience to failures. In order to do that, you must be tolerant of failures, even in light of failures in other areas of your application.

“Fly two mistakes high” is an old adage in the radio control airplane hobby. It means, fly high enough so that if you make a mistake, you can continue flying with room to still make mistakes.

In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Lee Atchison, Principal Cloud Architect and Advocate at New Relic, will discuss how this same philosophy can be applied to highly scaled applications, and can dramatically increase your resilience to failure.

Read more in the blog article on the Cloud Expo website.



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