Twilio Engineering: Achieving High Availability in the Cloud

The Twilio engineering team recently shared a new blog post on Scaling High-Availability Infrastructure in the Cloud.  It looks at the current state of the cloud industry and the challenges associated with providing high-availability services in the cloud.  The post argues that data persistence is one of the hardest technical problem most scalable SaaS businesses face and explores the difficulties of scaling big data services.

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