Many posit that cloud architectures/business models will bring about a more patient, gradual availability model, where failures are either rendered unimportant because of mass replication or load shifting, or they are tolerated in exchange for cheaper services.
Whatever the long term promise, the fact is that outages and performance degradation continue to dog the industry. According to the 2017 Uptime Institute Survey, 92% of management are more concerned about outages than one year ago.
As your website, mobile app, and the APIs that power them become more distributed, failures resonate outward and have an ever-greater impact on your business. You no longer can just worry about your own on-premise and cloud infrastructure, but must also be aware of your company’s third party SaaS vendors and THEIR infrastructure too. Watch Andy Lawrence, Vice President at 451 Research, Engin Akyol, CTO of Distil Networks, and Scott Hilton, VP & GM Product Development of Oracle Dyn for a thought-provoking conversation about next-generation website resiliency.
Key takeaways include:
- Why you need to treat the risks of binary failures and degradations differently
- Resiliency architectures for cloud-optimized and cloud native applications
- The importance of software-defined components such as global traffic management, application synchronization, and guaranteed data consistency
- How Content Delivery Networks, DDoS protection, and Bot Mitigation complement each other to deliver increased website performance
- How non-traditional disruptions like the recent hurricanes can affect your network resiliency
- Case Study: Distil Networks field guide for building out a global platform