I received a press release from a vendor the other day which was riddled with the words "always-on" and "zero downtime" to describe what its offerings bring to IT environments. These terms are being used more frequently by service providers and IT vendors, but is zero downtime even possible?
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Over the weekend, Google suffered an outage for most of its services. Some users -- including paid Google Apps For Business customers -- weren't able to access it for close to an hour. But even with that outage, Google's uptime percentage looks fairly healthy.