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Submission + - I hope the GetTheFacts add pops up! 1

An anonymous reader writes: from MicroSofts site "The Infolect® application, which went into production in September 20"......."In the past six years, there have been no production outages at the London Stock Exchange, and the new systems running on Microsoft technologies are critical to maintaining this 100 per cent reliability record."
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=200042

and a 2 years later
"London Stock Exchange blames outage on Infolect"

http://www.cio.co.uk/concern/security/news/index.cfm?articleid=2248&pagtype=allchantopdate
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I hope the GetTheFacts add pops up!

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  • Whereas EVE has some highly experimental hardware, and for the sake of brevity, buggy code, this Infolect system was worked on for totally opposite end of the spectrum - stability, stability, stability. But - it still crashed. It will be interesting to see if we ever get any details.

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