The term downtime is used to refer to periods when a system is unavailable.

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No one likes downtime. It is stressful for managers, operations, and developers. Downtime is frustrating and confusing for users of a site, whether or not the “down for maintenance” page is live.


Did you know that you can have zero downtime deployments with your ASP.NET application? You don't even need to be using AWS or Azure, or have a fancy load balancer or anything else clever and expensive! So how does this thing work?