The first awful truth – Amazon’s servers do go down. For roughly 2.5 hours in 8760 hours in a year (that’s 365 x 24 hour days)! In other words, the uptime of Amazon is 99.9997%. The second truth – there is no such thing as zero downtime. Downtime is inevitable.
However, when you take into account the fact that downtime can cost an organization anything between $60,000 to one million dollars per hour, the need to prevent or reduce downtime is crucial. Read this infographic for innovative strategies, both to contain downtime, and to ramp up recovery time.
Infographic by – AppDynamics