Jason Parsons is Director of Operations at Yottaa, Inc, a Boston-based provider of website performance monitoring and optimization services. In this role, Jason is responsible for the reliability and security of Yottaa's global, cloud-based and physical infrastructure. Previously, Jason founded Saffron Solutions, a security and networking consultancy, held senior-level network engineering positions at Internet pioneer BBN Planet, and was Operations Director at Constant Contact.
Reliability in the Cloud: Asking the Right Questions
In 2011 the general public was introduced to the Cloud. Unfortunately, in many cases this introduction came as a result of the Cloud’s failures. Amazon’s April outage at their Northern Virginia datacenter was first among several Cloud outages to gather major news coverage. Popular Websites and Web applications like FourSquare, Reddit, and HootSuite simultaneously disappeared […]