Google & AWS: Just Goes To Prove You Can Have Your Cloud and, um, Eat It Too…
…and by “eat it” I mean that how you think I mean that. I feel for these guys, they have big targets on their backs, but that’s what happens when you’re a market leader.
To wit, there are two polarized views expressed every time Google or Amazon have an outage or service interruption given that both are constantly held up as the poster children for Cloud Computing:
- Cloud Computing isn’t ready for prime time; if Google or Amazon can go down, why/how can I trust them with my most critical assets!?
- Google and Amazon are just service providers; service providers have issues. This isn’t a Cloud issue, it’s just a service issue.
The truth is somewhere in the middle.
Here’s my $0.02. You may not like it. Refunds will be processed by mail.
If you market yourself as the shit, you can expect some back when it hits the fan:
Stop apologizing and live up to the hype you’re helping create.