As customers and users more frequently insist on always-on applications, organizations need to reconsider their application architecture. Traditional notions of “high availability” seem antiquated in the face of global cloud deployments.
This paper introduces the key concepts and challenges in maintaining availability and discusses how organizations can achieve "continuous availability" to meet these higher standards.
You should read this paper if you:
Seek a better understanding of the challenges in modern system design
Are weighing the features and costs of different applications
Want to gain a deeper understanding of how NuoDB’s architecture supports continuous availability