[rescue] Perverse Question

Kevin Loch kloch at gurunet.net
Wed Jun 18 10:53:58 CDT 2003

Bjorn Ramqvist wrote:
> Uhm. eBays honking big-iron broke too. And that's not because of faulty
> admins, but because of bad design. (The well-known cache issues)
> But should we consider those as exceptions from the rule, just because
> it's a Sun-sticker on the front?

The cache problem wansn't the admins fault, but the system
configuration was.  Every time the database machine
rebooted it took them out of business for many hours.
That is the admin's fault.

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