You picked the cloud because of the promises around VM availability. You deployed your data platform using availability groups to achieve the highest availability possible, but now you’re seeing outages – what’s going wrong?
Pet servers are those servers you named, nurtured (loved?). Cattle servers are disposable, numbers only. When they are sick they are “…taken out back, shot, and replaced…”. Containers offer a new way to think about the services we’re delivering – processing our cattle-like servers into something we..
Too often, a disaster recovery plan can look a little like it was put together by the underpants gnomes.
Phase 1: Take database backups
Phase 2: ???
Phase 3: Recovered from disaster
Starting with taking backups isn’t the worst idea (can’t say the same for collecting underpants), but this approach..