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When Disasters Collide: A Many-Fanged Tale of Woe, Coincidence, Patience, and Stress, Continued
In my previous column we left off with the third of four major incidents. As a recap, we had a 160 TB storage backup server almost lose all of its data, a peculiar WAN failure involving some closely spaced and mismatched fiber-optic transceivers, and a flash SSD failure on a primary application server, all around the same time. I left a teaser about our big storage system. The story continues . . .