Designing Resilient Systems

I recently returned from Velocity: New York, and I have been thinking quite a bit about how so many of the talks seemed eerily related to what I have been focused on at work here at Verizon Digital Media Services; namely reliability and how to prevent system failures. Now, I am sure a lot of that was simply something similar to the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon at work (where you hear again about something soon after you first learn about it), but there is still something comforting about knowing others are facing similar problems. I have reliability on my mind, and I am seeing it everywhere.

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