Insulation Failure Cited in Fisher Plaza Outage

A major power outage that disrupted data centers at Seattle’s Fisher Plaza in July was probably caused by an insulation failure in an electrical bus duct that connected the building to the power grid, according to a forensic report. Read More

Router Ripples Cited in GMail Outage

Today’s Gmail outage resulted from underestimating the load that routine maintenance on “a small fraction” of Gmail servers would place on the routers supporting the application, Google said. Read More

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