What happens when the internet shuts down?

by: Adam

I can summarize it in one word….”Chaos”. You wonder oh god, who is emailing me, who is visiting my website and further the challenges of how can I do business without my email and website.   It’s amazing how the world as changed to level of everyone being so lost without it. One of my Companies, Cityhosting had the unfortunate situation of a Firmware update that took one of the servers offline for a few hours.  It was the second time in less than 6 months that I’ve had this happen.  Hosting companies promise 99.9% uptime.  I’m now in the 60% uptime based on averages over a period of a year.  Not something I’m proud of, but it did force my company to “think” through this crisis (after it was fixed) to how do I make sure that this doesn’t happen again. We analyzed the issue and determined why this…