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Re: San Francisco Power Outage

  • From: Adrian Chadd
  • Date: Tue Jul 24 20:28:44 2007

On Tue, Jul 24, 2007, Seth Mattinen wrote:

> I have a question: does anyone seriously accept "oh, power trouble" as a 
> reason your servers went offline? Where's the generators? UPS? Testing 
> said combination of UPS and generators? What if it was important? I 
> honestly find it hard to believe anyone runs a facility like that and 
> people actually *pay* for it.

> If you do accept this is a good reason for failure, why?

Didn't you read? He paid extra for super-reliable power from his
electricity provider..