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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RE[2]: LOL
by moondevil on Sun 4th Mar 2012 16:35 UTC in reply to "RE: LOL"
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Anyone remember the London stock-exchange disaster last year (a whole day down thanks to Windows server technology)?

Yes, but knowing how many consulting companies work from the inside, I am sure that developers were to blame and not the technology.

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