Monthly Archives: April 2011

PagerDuty Wins Best In Show Audience Choice Award At Under The Radar [Video]

PagerDuty presented at Under The Radar yesterday and won both Best In Show’s Audience Choice Award and Developer Tools’ Audience Choice Award. If you missed the presentation, both the video and slides are embedded after the jump. Continue reading

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Standing on the shoulders of giants and stumbling with them – the Amazon AWS outage’s “pain” statistics

Today, at around 1am Pacific Time, Amazon began having major problems with some of their cloud infrastructure: specifically with their EC2, EBS, and RDS offerings. We’d like to share some statistics on the alerts we sent out – via phone or SMS – during the outage. Continue reading

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The ups and downs of Availability

This post is meant as a quick introduction to some concepts of system availability, so that subsequent posts in this series make sense. I’ll go over concepts like availability, SLA, mean time between failure, mean time to recovery, etc. Continue reading

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Pivoting – Fixing The Public Transportation System

Introducing Curated Arial Non-Orbital Navigation System or CANON. Continue reading

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