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Submission + - U.S. State Department Computer Crash Delays Visa Applications Worldwide (itworld.com)

jfruh writes: The crash of a U.S. State Department computer earlier this week still hasn't been fully recovered from, leading to delays in applications for U.S. visas and passports all over the world. The problems first surfaced after "routine maintenance" on the consular database, which is "one of the largest Oracle-based data warehouses in the world."
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U.S. State Department Computer Crash Delays Visa Applications Worldwide

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