This is the tenth part of the series Save yourself from a disaster: Redundancy on a budget.

Try to experiment and find the right technology.

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This guide won’t cover everything, it won’t be a comprehensive guide, and the steps that are shown need to be carefully reviewed and tested in…


This is the ninth part of the series Save yourself from a disaster: Redundancy on a budget.

How are you going to behave in the event of a disaster? You’ll start running around waving your hands up in the air?

Ok, stop, breathe, and try to follow these advices.

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This is the eighth part of the series Save yourself from a disaster: Redundancy on a budget.

Snowflakes servers are our enemies, we should avoid them like the plague. Our best allied are fail-proof reproducible steps, even better if coded in an actionable code, like Infrastructure as Code.

We went…


This is the seventh part of the series Save yourself from a disaster: Redundancy on a budget.

In this post we will check about the “hardest” part of all of it, the money coming out of our pockets.

So, let’s crunch some numbers.

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This guide won’t cover everything, it won’t…


This is the sixth part of the series Save yourself from a disaster: Redundancy on a budget.

How can we make sure our website is always available and not going down when a node is offline?

We could do mainly 2 things:

  • Secondary DNS
  • Manual Switch

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This guide won’t cover…


This is the fifth part of the series Save yourself from a disaster: Redundancy on a budget.

How can we make sure our second most important asset is safely secured in case of a disaster?

We could mainly 3 things:

  • Duplicate VM
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes

Disclaimer
This guide won’t cover everything, it…


This is the fourth part of the series Save yourself from a disaster: Redundancy on a budget.

How can we make sure our second most important asset is safely secured in case of a disaster?

We could mainly 2 things:

  • Distributed Storage
  • Backups

Disclaimer
This guide won’t cover everything, it won’t…


This is the third part of the series Save yourself from a disaster: Redundancy on a budget.

How can we make sure our most important asset (which is the DB) is safely secured in case of a disaster?

We could do mainly 2 things (and you better do both of…


This is the second part of the series Save yourself from a disaster: Redundancy on a budget.

How can we make sure our second most important asset is safely secured in case of a disaster?

We could mainly 2 things:

  • Distributed Storage
  • Backups

Disclaimer
This guide won’t cover everything, it won’t…


This is the first part of the series Save yourself from a disaster: Redundancy on a budget.

How can we make sure our most important asset (which is the DB) is safely secured in case of a disaster?

We could do mainly 2 things (and you better do both of…

Fabio Cicerchia

Passionate Developer with 15+ years in web applications and web portals. Focused on software performance and maintainability. Former CTO, now Engineer @ Radical

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