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Kode Vicious

I Unplugged What?

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Credit: Juice Flair

back to top  Dear KV,

I am sure by now you have read about the recent large systems failure (see, and I wondered if you would share your thoughts on how such a large company-famous for having so many smart people at its disposal-can fail so miserably at infrastructure. I am probably lobbing a softball question, but how is it possible these large and pervasive failures happen?

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