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Data center staff are aging faster than the equipment
"New skills, such as overseeing and managing SLAs for off-premises workloads, are needed, but people don’t have them. Just 35 percent of survey respondents reported that they did not have any of the hiring or staffing issues identified by Uptime."
surveys  uptime  jobs  hiring  SysAdmin  ops 
september 2018 by cote
"An astonishing paper that may explain why it’s so difficult to patch."
The most important thing is to be able to fix The Broken quickly, not make sure it never breaks.

"They monitored 400 libraries. In 116 days, they saw 282 breaking changes! Each day, there’s 6.1% chance of breaking chg, for each lib you use!"
cloudnative  uptime  monitoring  patching 
july 2018 by cote
Microsoft brings fault tolerant technology to Windows
"Marathon supports Citrix Xen Hypervisor and the company said once the Hyper-V support ships, everRun will work across both platforms to create a single fault-tolerant environment."
windows  Marathon  HA  Hyper-V  SystemCenter  itmanagement  virtualization  microsoft  uptime 
january 2009 by cote
Systems Management: 451 Group Report for uptime software
That's a nice format for a report, short a sweet. Would you be interested in seeing stuff like that from RedMonk, or do you prefer the format we do now?
451  uptime  via:dmcclure  itmanagement  itmanagementguys 
december 2008 by cote
Five whys
Joel talks of SLAs being sort of not too handy depending on the fine print, and the need for check lists in IT; that is, process to avoid doing stupid stuff - Black Swans even! - that cause problems.
joel  uptime  pier1  process  itmanagement  itmanagementguys  sla  blackswan 
february 2008 by cote
Heartbeat - Skype
Nice uptime blog/page for Skype.
uptime  skype  saas 
august 2007 by cote
Using Amazon S3 as an Image Hosting Service
On using S3 for public storage over HTTP. Extensive comments on other options and S3 uptime.
s3  amazon  uptime  storage  bandwidth  hosted 
march 2007 by cote Confirms 'Minor' CRM Outage
"The fact remains that's uptime is likely ;still in the high 97 to 98 percent range and that is probably still better' than the performance of most companies' internal IT systems, Goldmacher added."
saas  webapps  uptime  crm 
january 2006 by cote

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