Planning on resilience

by Seth Godin
That thing you're launching: what if it fails to function? The challenge of doing something for a crowd in real time is that if it doesn't work, you're busted. You have no way to alert people, to spread out demand, to reprocess inquiries. Batch processes gives you a fallback. If the first printing is a little off, you can fix it in the second (if the first printing is small enough).Read the full article