My daily readings 04/22/2011

  • Twilio’s APIs and service were not impacted by the AWS issues today. As we’ve grown and scaled Twilio on Amazon AWS, we’ve followed a set of architectural design principles to minimize the impact of occasional, but inevitable issues in underlying infrastructure.If you don’t fail fast and retry, distributed systems, especially those that are process or thread-based, can lock up as resources are consumed waiting on slow or dead services.

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