But, but ... it's the Cloud?! It must be five 9s at least!!!
Not even 3. Maybe because it's centralized.
Docker says its services are back up and running after a Tuesday morning outage briefly left some developers unable to access its centralized Hub registry service. The cash-hungry devops darling said today from 1006 to 1104 PT (1706 to 1804 UTC) its Docker Hub registry, the service used to organize and serve up containers, was …
Arguably, it's too reliable already. If it broke more often people would be thinking more carefully about the underlying model. It does seem to be a characteristic of cloud services that they manage to keep the basket in the air right up to the point you've deposited all your eggs.
Not surprised. I had to read their code a couple of years back. Horrible. Their use of Go is no doubt a big part of the problem. Go is UNREADABLE to anyone but the original author. Plus the Docker folks seem to have no concept of "backward compatibility" with anything - they create new API versions left and right. Terrible programming discipline.
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