Re: Using twitter as an outage notification (was =?UTF-8?Q?:=20Fire, =20Power=20loss=20at=20Fisher=20Plaza=20in=20Seattle)?=

nevin at enginehosting.com nevin at enginehosting.com
Mon Jul 6 10:08:50 CDT 2009


On Monday, July 6, 2009 10:00am, "Michael Holstein" <michael.holstein at csuohio.edu> said:
> 
>> However it doesn't scale
> 
> Anyone who's seen the "fail whale" might argue the same about Twitter.
>  
> Cheers,
> 
> Michael Holstein
> Cleveland State University
 
With a past week of highly visible outages in the data center/provider industry, take a look at the section: "Crisis Communications Moves Fast" in this story, for another view of using communications channels like Twitter.  http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2009/07/06/the-day-after-a-brutal-week-for-uptime/

-- Nevin Lyne
-- CTO
-- EngineHosting.com






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