Manage failure points in cloud application design

Four techniques to ensure the reliability of your cloud applications

From the developerWorks archives

Peter Bell

Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: February 24, 2012

As the ubiquity of web-based applications increases, reliability of those applications becomes an increasingly critical requirement. In this article, the author examines what application reliability really means in a cloud-based world and explores a range of approaches — reduction, management, detection, and avoidance — to improving the uptime of your cloud applications.

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