With increased cloud adoption we are also seeing an acceleration of take up of Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS). Whether safeguarding against human error, cyberattacks, small scale events or even big natural disasters, companies are now turning to DRaaS as a way to avoid serious risk without breaking the bank.
If your systems are down, and you’re just about to get on the phone to tear a strip from your cloud vendor, remember this: technical errors in failed cloud implementations are more likely to come from the user organisation itself than the supplier.
It’s not the first time this has happened, and it almost certainly won’t be the last; Google has slashed the prices of its Compute Engine instance types, in a bid to continue to follow the Moore’s Law pricing structure.
Why the cloud wars are good for you: Google’s NoSQL database and the battle with Microsoft and Amazon
Google is creeping up your data stack: in response to Microsoft’s recent Azure DocumentDB announcement Google has released Cloud BigTable into the wild.