UpGuard Blog

Snoop Dogg to Server Admins: "Fix Your Sh*t"

One of our main objectives is to explain the costs of unplanned outages and help you prevent them from ever occurring in the first place. It's never merely time and money lostcustomer trust and your reputation take hits, too. We've written many articles about it and work with companies on improving their service reliability every day. 

Filed under: outage, server management, upguard

Twitter Could Avoid Outages With Executable Documentation

Whether a user or not, we all are familiar with the popular microblogging service, Twitter. With over 200 million users, it’s no easy task to maintain their infrastructure. It has been plagued with several outages in recent times including one this week. A product with a die hard user base can face severe backlash for even the slightest of outages.

Filed under: outage, system misconfiguration