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Availability & Reliability interview questions

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    What is Availability?

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    What is Back-Pressure?

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    What does it mean "System Shall Be Resilient"?

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    What is Fail-over?

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    Explain Failure in Contrast to Error

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    How to choose between CP (consistency) and AP (availability)?

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    Explain how does Active-Passive Fail-over work?

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    Compare "Fail Fast" vs "Robust" approaches of building software

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