Tag Archives: high availability

GitHub Downtime

I didn’t notice any issues with GitHub, but others did. The majority of my interaction is just through the git protocol, so things tend to work fast, and I don’t have any database access. I rarely use the Issues, and … Continue reading

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Republish: The Cost of Switching

Still on vacation. Enjoy The Cost of Switching

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What’s Downtime?

There was a time when I worked for a company that sold products on-line  Since our wares could be purchased at any time of the day or night, we wanted to ensure that our systems were running all the time. This … Continue reading

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The Reliable DBA

Many of us would consider ourselves to be reliable at work. Our employers count on us, co-workers may assume we’re handling certain tasks, and it’s human nature to think that we are meeting our obligations and responsibilities. Maybe not 100% … Continue reading

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