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Devising a Cloud Exit Strategy

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  March 29, 2013

I'm happy to share today that our newest Gartner for Technical Professionals research is out: Devising a Cloud Exit Strategy: Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance. There is very little published...

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Can cloud customers learn from the Super Bowl power outage?

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  February 4, 2013

Last night, 108M+ people tuned in for Super Bowl XLVII.  It looked to be a blowout of a game, yet ended in exciting fashion, perhaps to one factor not related...

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Go West Cloud Customers?

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  October 23, 2012

Yesterday was marked with another major cloud outage.  Amazon Web Services experienced a single availability zone issue in the US-East-1 region.  As with all major cloud provider outages, I get...

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Azure Root Cause Analysis: Transparency Wins

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  March 12, 2012

Late Friday evening, Microsoft released their root cause analysis (RCA) for the Azure Leap Day Bug outage.  My last two blog posts chronicled what I heard from Azure customers regarding...

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Azure Outage: Customer insights a week later

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  March 9, 2012

On February 29, 2012 (leap day), Microsoft Windows Azure experienced a significant cloud service outage.   Microsoft announced the outage and resolution in their public blogs (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazure/archive/2012/03/01/windows-azure-service-disruption-update.aspx and http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazure/archive/2012/03/01/window-azure-service-disruption-resolved.aspx).  After the...

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Another Cloud Outage: Insight and Reactions

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  February 29, 2012

Today, Microsoft Windows Azure had an advertised outage.  As of writing this blog, the outage is still in recovery mode.  I spent the morning talking to a handful of Azure...

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