Resilio Connect – It works over any network

If you want to build something resilient on the Internet, you’d better start with a P2P system in mind.

The client-server model is quite fragile, and as an industry, we spend way too much money trying to build in the necessary redundancy to make it all semi-fault-tolerant. Even with all of this wasted effort and energy, you’re stuck with one set of infrastructure that MUST be robust enough to service ALL of your peak demand. And no matter what, that will be expensive at any kind of scale. If you are in a job that’s paid to make sure things DON’T break, then the Client-Server model is something of a nightmare. You’ll never be able to sleep at night when a single point of failure, somewhere on the Internet can take down the entire system. (more…)

By johs01, ago