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Sun May 1 16:22:04 CDT 2011
> Date: Sun, 01 May 2011 11:07:56 -0700
> From: Mike <mike-nanog at tiedyenetworks.com>
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: Amazon diagnosis
> On 04/29/2011 12:35 PM, Joly MacFie wrote:
> > http://aws.amazon.com/message/65648/
> > ___
> So, in a nut shell, Amazon had a single point of failure which touched
> off this entire incident.
> I am still waiting for proof that single points of failure can
> realistically be completely eliminated from any moderately complicated
> network environment / application. So far, I think murphy is still
> winning on this one.
this was a classical case of _O'Brien's_Law_ in action -- which states,
was an OPTIMIST!!"
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