Linked by David Adams on Thu 1st Mar 2012 22:53 UTC, submitted by judgen
Microsoft The outage on Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud computing platform that caused the government's G-Cloud service to go offline was the result of a calculation error caused by the extra day in February due to the leap year. Writing on the Azure blog the firm's corporate vice president for service and cloud, Bill Laing, said while the firm had still to fully determine the cause of the issue, the extra date in the month appeared the most likely cause.
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by cdude on Fri 2nd Mar 2012 14:17 UTC in reply to "LOL"
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I found a typo in your post and fixed it for you:

Reason #48341830923 that you shouldn't keep your data in the *Microsoft* cloud.

There is NO OTHER cloud-system in the whole galaxy which has such kinds of problems again and again. They have problems without doubt but NOT such problems.

Let's face it. It may not be a problem to reboot your Windows desktop if there is a problem but that does NOT WORK for servers.

Anyone remember the London stock-exchange disaster last year (a whole day down thanks to Windows server technology)?

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