We’ve all seen this: The car that won’t start on a cold morning, the air-conditioner that won’t work mid-August. We cope and move on. But in the age of Cloud, when it comes to personal information access, coping can be somewhat more challenging.
We’ve all heard the horror stories of Amazon Cloud failures, their business impact, etc. Just two weeks ago while preparing an application in AWS for a prospect, I was greeted by this web page, downed services, hours before an engagement:
One of the interesting things that happens when you work on a distributed system is that you start to see things from different perspectives. We'll get to that in a minute. By way of background, let's talk a little about how we got to where we are today.
Welcome to NuoDB Larks Release 2.2! Larks is another milestone in the 2.x release trajectory established over the past year to reinforce NuoDB's ability to play a central role in an enterprise's data architecture. As with previous releases, we've added important features as well as delivering improved scalability, performance, and hundreds of improvements based on customer scenarios. With this release we're also highlighting a theme that you’ll see us revisiting and investing in again in coming releases: Continuous Availability with emphasis on availability, resiliency, and disaster recovery (DR).
Drupal 7 is a popular web content management system and web application framework that is written in PHP. I implemented a NuoDB Drupal 7 database driver that allows customers to run Drupal 7 web applications on a NuoDB database. We use Drupal on NuoDB to run our corporate website.