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Deploying to the Cloud: Lessons When Clouds Burst

Ryan Shriver brings insight to the recent Amazon outage, and the lessons organizations deploying the cloud can learn from it.

by Ryan Shriver

Organizations are increasingly deploying in the cloud; moving applications from datacenters to the cloud or creating new applications for the cloud. Today, clouds convey an image of high availability, reliability and scalability unsurpassed in computing history. With sophisticated technology and advanced practices, vendors portray their SaaS, IaaS and PaaS solutions built “in the cloud” as almost impermeable to disasters and other acts of God.

In this article, SingleStone's Ryan Shriver, an industry analyst for the Virtualization Practice, brings insight to the recent Amazon outage and the lessons organizations deploying the cloud can learn from it:

http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/deploying-in-the-cloud-lessons-when-clouds-burst-16795/

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