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A Sad Story: eBay


In this series of entry I talk about companies that experience network overload disrupting their services. Usually, the impacted companies are small- to medium-sized because these companies tend not to test or scale their network infrastructure. But today’s story is … Continue reading

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A (not so) Sad Story: Activision’s Elite Service


Unless you spent the last couple of weeks in a cave, it probably hasn’t escaped your attention that a new high-profile game was releasedon Nov. 8th: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. I do like my video games but the … Continue reading

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A Sad Story: Microsoft on Office 365 Outage


ZDNet has posted a summary of Microsoft’s response after last week’s outage of their cloud-based Office 365 and Dynamics Online services. Apparently the later was due to a configuration error that was pushed to all the data-centers, while the former … Continue reading

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A Sad Story I: Dark Horse Comics


You may have heard of a series called Mass Effect, a PC, Xbox and PS3 science-fiction third person shooter video game (that’s a mouthful I know) from BioWare. It’s actually quite good, and some people claim it’s the Star Trek … Continue reading

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