Build and employ a threshold criteria for critical cloud components

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Judith Myerson

Date archived: September 8, 2016 | First published: February 22, 2013

More and more businesses and government agencies migrate applications to the cloud to save costs and physical space through virtualization. Unfortunately, many organizations still employ a "reactive" response when a failure occurs instead of taking more prudent proactive step: The creation of threshold criteria for critical cloud components. The author illustrates cloud-specific threshold criteria and scenarios of what proactive actions can be taken when failures happen.

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