Use Amazon SQS to Build Self-Healing Applications

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A short five minute video that describes how to use Amazon SQS to build self-healing applications by taking advantage of a unique feature of that service.

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Submitted By: Mike Culver
AWS Products Used: Amazon SQS
Created On: May 8, 2008 3:44 PM GMT
Last Updated: September 21, 2008 9:59 PM GMT

Once an application is in production, the real issues begin. This video shows you how to build a self-tending, self-healing application architecture. And as any operations person can attest, Murphy's Law dictates that it's almost always the middle of the night when things fail. By using a unique feature found in Amazon Simple Queue Service, your application can auto-restart failed components in a workflow and take up where it left off. And best of all, with some forethought this technique is easy to build into your architecture.

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Run time is 5 minutes, 13 seconds.

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