Loved this tweet this morning into all the talk around the Amazon Cloud going offline:
Couldn't agree more...but Reddit, Foursquare AND Quora, along with a host of other websites are all experiencing outages. These companies are all startups, very popular startups but shouldn't they know better than to use a single-vendor strategy for their data centers?@ruv: Get over it. Backup, have a disaster recovery & risk mitigation plan. Use more than one DC provider. <-#AWS cc: @racheldines
What's your take on this? Is anyone affected by this today? What kind of strategies does your organization have in place to prevent situations like this from occurring?
If your data center goes down, where else do your backed up files go to?
If you are (or hypothetically) using Amazon EC2, supposed disaster was to strike your organization or client site today, how would you recover the data to ensure business continuity?