Is HA dead? Long live HA!

Traditionally HA, or high availability has been done at the service level. This has worked well enough thanks to various work arounds. We used queues within the services, quorum drives and other techniques to try to avoid data loss. These methods still work just fine, but are they the best way forwards in a world … [Read more…]

Cloud Architectures

First post on a new blog. In the spirit of what I plan to do with the site, this one will be about architecture generally in the cloud. Cloud is not the same as traditional on premises infrastructure. Unless you’re one of the lucky few who actually had a private cloud then you’ll probably be … [Read more…]