Mitigate risks of cloud resource exhaustion outages

Use service level agreements and other proactive tools to avoid cloud outages

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Judith Myerson

Date archived: September 8, 2016 | First published: April 05, 2013

Many enterprises are not well prepared for cloud outages as a result of complete resource exhaustion. In this article, the author starts with a cloud outage scenario, provides examples of failures resulting from resource exhaustion, discusses user expectations about risk mitigation efforts, and looks at the role of service level agreements (SLA) in mitigating risks.

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