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+ - More backstory emerges about project chaos->

Submitted by conoviator
conoviator writes: NY Times has just published a piece providing more background on the software project. One interesting aspect: "Another sore point was the Medicare agency’s decision to use database software, from a company called MarkLogic, that managed the data differently from systems by companies like IBM, Microsoft and Oracle. CGI officials argued that it would slow work because it was too unfamiliar. Government officials disagreed, and its configuration remains a serious problem."
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