Information Technology, Investing

Yet Another Cloud Failure

How many massive outages does it take before companies realize all of that money they are “saving” by hosting clouds on ALT-CTRL-DEL hardware is costing them a fortune?

Amazon outage

I warned about this quite openly in my award winning book “The Minimum You Need to Know About Service Oriented Architecture” Perhaps that is why it won an award? Do ya think?

You can create a successful cloud, but, it requires an OS which truly clusters, not just pays lip service to it. A cloud also requires multiple data centers in geographically and electronic grid optically isolated locations. In a world where you need uptimes measured in decades OpenVMS is the hands down winner.