How to cope with the threat of System failures?

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Systems are designed to respond to its users in any case. But, some of the times, due to some reasons system may fail. System failures can cause huge loss to its users as well as also creates some sort of fear into them; and with this fear, users lose trust in the system which definitely affects system’s goodwill and market value. For example, a few months back, Amazon s3 services were unavailable for some hours, caused an outage to lots of popular websites including Quora (it a popular question-answer portal), which affected a lot of its users. No doubt that Quora was innocent in this case because it was totally dependent on s3, but its users hardly care about all these. They only found that Quora was down for some hours. This is one of the recent examples of System failure, there are definitely a lot more on this.


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