Chapter 5. High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Amazon VPC

The AWS Cloud offers a low-cost margin for maintaining a convoy of disaster recovery servers and data storage resources. With the AWS Cloud, you can take benefit, of geo-distribution and imitate the environment in other locations within minutes. Imagine that your hardware fails because of some unknown reason. Suppose that outages occur because of failure, or some catastrophe strikes your web application. What if you will be slammed with more than the expected number of requests per second for one day or one hour? What if, with time, your application software stops working? By being a cynic, you end up thinking about revival strategies in the blueprint stage, which helps in creating ...

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