A distributed system (generally running in a datacenter) consists of some large number of servers (nodes) running very similar code, sharing data and talking to each other. Compared to a non-distributed system (everything happening on just one computer), distributed systems have the potential to handle much heavier workloads and to continue to perform well in spite of individual nodes going down. Read More
Everyone is human, everyone makes mistakes, but depending on where you are those mistakes can be costly. The wide world of Data Centers is filled with gaffs and whoopses. Let’s take a look at five common mistakes in an effort to curtail bad behavior – our own included.