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When Disaster Strikes

This morning Amazon suffered a major outage in its Virginia data center. We’ve talked about the importance of backups here before and will provide some more technical details about our backup strategy in a future post. In the meantime, the Amazon outage is a great example of why disaster recovery plans have to take prolonged […]

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Capistrano and Chef Solo for Configuration Management

Tddium is designed to address two problems: tests that take too long to run and test infrastructure that is too painful to manage. ¬†In both cases, the underlying goal is to save developers time while helping them to improve the quality of the code they deliver. ¬†Parallelism in the cloud is part of the story: […]

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