Uptime Hero Award

Craig Thayer wins Uptime Hero award for enabling zero downtime

ScaleArc's Uptime Hero award celebrates IT innovators who deliver continuous app availability despite planned and unplanned database downtime.

The latest winner of ScaleArc's quarterly Uptime Hero award is Craig Thayer, CTO at eCommerce provider Sazze. He implemented ScaleArc for app-transparent failover and zero downtime maintenance for the company’s Percona XtraDB Cluster/Galera deployment, and delivered a zero downtime Black Friday across DealsPlus,, Whym, Pocketly, and Progrids. Congratulations, Craig!  

Uptime Hero Award for Craig Thayer – Press Release
Sazze – Case Study
Uptime Hero Award for Sazze – Blog

Are you an Uptime Hero?

ScaleArc's Uptime Hero customer award program celebrates their successes. What makes an Uptime Hero? Someone who has used ScaleArc to:

  • prevent users from suffering app errors during a database failure
  • implement zero-downtime maintenance, improving operations for their company
  • survive a substantial traffic surge without loss of performance for users

Eligibility requirements:

  • in production for six months
  • demonstrated instances of maintaining app uptime despite database failover, leveraging zero-downtime maintenance, or surviving a major traffic surge
  • support for inclusion in ScaleArc PR