| ||Ask HN: Best practices for server redundancy?|
35 points by joelhaus on Jan 25, 2010 | hide | past | web | favorite | 31 comments |
|The server for our e-commerce website went down during a recent holiday and we lost a significant number of transactions.|
What redundancy procedures have you implemented to protect against these kinds of issues?
After doing a bit of research on this topic, I'm left with even more questions. DNS propagation would still leave our website down for up to a day or more for some users and we operate on a relatively tight budget (using a $50/mo. VPS).
Hoping someone can shed some light on this and that I'm just ignorant to the obvious solution.
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