What is RPO & How to Build Fault-Tolerant (Zero RPO) Apps

Businesses accept higher customer and economic risk when they live with disaster recovery plans that don’t meet a zero recovery point objective (RPO). According to 2020 research from Gartner the average cost of IT downtime is $5,600 per minute. For some companies, an hour or two of downtime can mean hundreds of thousands (if not millions) of lost revenue.
That risk is not necessary anymore. Because of new database technology that delivers scale and resilience, there is a disaster recovery paradigm shift happening.
Source: CockroachDB

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