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How do I point one domain name to two IP addresses for redundancy and failover?

How do I point one domain name to two IPs? For example, I'd like to have the setup: IN A IN A The hostname should resolve to whichever IP is up.
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How can SLAs guarantee over 100%

I was just looking through Cloudflares plans and noticed that their Enterprises plan offers a SLA with 2500% uptime. How is it therefore possible to offer anything above 100% uptime?
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Is a server responding to port 443 an indicator that things are fine?

I've tried setting up a uptime monitor on my CDN, to keep track of response times and to get notified if something were to happen to it. Problem is; my checks are filling the report logs with junk. ...
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Is maintenance time considered downtime?

I'm monitoring the uptime on my website. When I take the site down for a minute or so to push new code to production it shows up as a downtime event. But is it considered downtime when the site is ...
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Having 2 hosting accounts in case one of downtime?

I'm looking for a simple solution to increase my website's uptime. My website consists of simple HTML and PHP pages with no database. Right right I use paid shared hosting and I sometimes find that my ...
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How to setup a failover using 2x shared hosting packages

I have purchased 2 shared hosting packages that are separated servers. I want to mirror these and setup a IP fail-over system, so when SiteA becomes unreachable then SiteB is used instead. It might ...
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Updating a web app without any downtime

It's a PHP app. How can I minimize the downtime while updating the entire codebase?