At 3 AM, when a backhoe cuts the fiber line that connects your server to the Internet, who wants to be awoken by a phone alert from their monitoring system freaking out? Not me.
This talk provides an app-platform-agnostic overview of building applications that can withstand whole data center failures without going down, with a focus on Amazon Web Services EC2 and related infrastructure.
Sean Coates has worked on the Web for almost two decades. He has managed teams of developers, developed payment code that processed over $1M per day, and works with Fictive Kin (https://fictivekin.com/) on web products.