FYI Netflix is down

Leo Bicknell bicknell at
Mon Jul 2 17:53:00 UTC 2012

In a message written on Mon, Jul 02, 2012 at 12:23:57PM -0400, david raistrick wrote:
> When the hardware is outsourced how would you propose testing the 
> non-software components?  They do simulate availability zone issues (and 
> AZ is as close as you get to controlling which internal power/network/etc 
> grid you're attached to).

Find a provider with a similar methodology.  Perhaps Netflix never
conducts a power test, but their colo vendor would perform such

If no colo providers exist that share their values on testing, that
may be a sign that outsourcing it isn't the right answer...

       Leo Bicknell - bicknell at - CCIE 3440
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