Chris Messina clearly identifies how Ma.gnolia could have avoided this.
reliable, scalable hosting is no longer as much a problem, as these
services have risen to meet the needs of applications like Ma.gnolia.
But these are services that Larry did not take complete advantage of
and the burden of taking care of over half a terabyte of data eventually caught up with him.
This is what we keep highlighting in this space. The Cloud Computing has arrived and it only makes business sense to adopt it irrespective of if your business is one man show or an enterprise. Kudos to Larry Halff for openly discussing about their debacle. There are valuable business lessons to be learnt from the disaster.