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Monthly Archive for October, 2010

PCI DSS is a very interesting compliance framework. It may be very prescriptive describing exactly what to do but when you really understand it you see that it is mainly telling you what to look for in a mechanism and how to measure that it is actually effective. It is here that most companies fail. […]

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Unavailability is the key

Measuring availability and hunt for nines is rather common. It is a common saying that every nine put another zero on the price tag. However, the real question is not how available a solution is but what to do with the last fraction of the percentage. It is all well to reach 99.9% but I […]

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