Part 1: The Setup — Building a 5–nines (99.999%) Available Platform

As engineers, we strive to build platforms that are available at all times.

It is exciting to work on mission-critical platforms and solve system design issues that balance throughput, availability, and cost of keeping the lights on.

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The most pessimistic you are about the availability of infrastructure, your applications…

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