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Databases

Journal: National Data Fire Drill Week

After yet another client lost a database with no backup (1.2G, 1100 customers), I have decided to create and promote National Data Fire Drill Week.

I'm promoting an idea for people to test their backup and restore systems annually.

Comment: The same company the DoD is working with? (Score 4, Insightful) 330 330

This story (http://science.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/04/ 12/1755218) about a DoD router in space says they're contracting with IntelSat.

According to this story, they've a) been hacked and b) have links to Hezbolah.

Why would our government involve a company that's incompetent and has links to terrori...

...never mind.

In practice, failures in system development, like unemployment in Russia, happens a lot despite official propaganda to the contrary. -- Paul Licker

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