The Go Daddy outage is the quintessential story of the flaws of the mega cloud. Large clouds offer tremendous economies of scale which translate rock bottom cost for services. However, when you have a cloud that large, it becomes quite complex, and to offer these services at such low cost, it requires high levels of automation and integration that reduce flexibility and responsiveness.
In short, when you're just a rain drop in a cloud that large (or even a bucket of water), its easy to get lost in the storm. Abetter solution is a pod based hybrid stack that is custom engineered for a heterogeneous mixture of on-premise model deployed in several Tier 1 (Tier 3 ) datacenters across the United States. These Pods should use discreet blends of several carriers and distributed DNS services deployed in private and public clouds.
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