Jobs’ Death Taxes Internet Services

When Steve Jobs died last week, it sent a traffic surge across the Internet, the likes of which we’ve never seen, and it affected even sites like Amazon and eBay where you might least expect it.

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Bad Stuff Can Still Happen to Prepared Companies

No matter how much you prepare for an inevitable outage, bad stuff can still happen to good companies. The trick is to learn from every situation and be even better prepared the next time.

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Twitter and Facebook Expand Data Centers. Should You?

When two large service providers like Facebook and Twitter expand their data centers, you should pay attention because their goals — keeping their services running smoothly — are not that different from yours.

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