If 5 nines is a myth, what is 3 nines?

Burned By Gmail Outage? Google Will (Almost) Buy You a Postage Stamp.  Apparently the SLA for Google Apps will get you 3 days if uptime dips below 99.9% for the month.  At $50 annually for the service, that’s $0.41.  (Google has decided to pay out 15 days credit, anyway.) Service credits from the SLA: Monthly […]

This is why I use WordPress now.

What’s Your “Web Service Tanked” Contingency Plan? | Social Media Explorer.  I commented on this on the site as well.  My key concern is not the service going down, but being at the whim of a “free” service that may decide to automate some processes like abuse handling.  I’m still reliant on external hosting, but […]