About a decade ago, Jeffrey Dean and Luiz André Barroso published their IMO great article “The tail at scale” in the Communications of the ACM 1. The article dives into the topic of latency tail-tolerance.
I did not yet write a lot about sustainability in this blog. However, I think it will become one of the mega-drivers of the upcoming years in IT. As a consequence, I think it is sensible to start pondering how to include sustainability into our daily work.
We have discussed the business case for resilient software design in my previous post. Let us assume, you have a budget and you know which are the most critical business processes/capabilities/interactions (whatever term suits your needs best) you need to secure, i.e., make more resilient.