Loadbalancer.org has always been about high-availability, that is the fundamental reason for our products existence. Performance has always been a nice side effect while maintainability of your application cluster is generally a key sub-set of the primary high-availability objective
5 Tips for CIOs: Plan for Hurricanes, Hackers and Aliens?
Google is so serious about its disaster recovery planning that it tests for most scenarios imaginable, no matter how unlikely, including an alien invasion of its offices . You see, nothing puts fear into a CIO like a system outage — it gives new meaning to having a “bad day” at the office. But quite surprisingly, unlike Google, very few companies have a disaster recovery plan.