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Obama's Trauma Team: Inside the Nightmare Launch of HealthCare.Gov -- Printout -- TIME

How an unlikely group of high-tech wizards revived Obama's troubled HealthCare.gov website
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Hack of Cupid Media dating website exposes 42 million plaintext passwords

Hack of Cupid Media dating website exposes 42 million plaintext passwords | Post Mortem | Scoop.it
Massive breach could set off chain of account hijackings on other sites.
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Summary of the December 24, 2012 Amazon ELB Service Event in the US-East Region

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GitHub availability this week · GitHub

A detailed technical post-mortem reviewing MySQL database troubles.
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Heroku stung by Amazon outage

Heroku stung by Amazon outage | Post Mortem | Scoop.it
The popular Heroku platform as a service had a pretty rough night last night. Taken down by Thursday night's Amazon Web Services disruption, Heroku took a tumble.
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Will Amazon outage ding cloud confidence?

Will Amazon outage ding cloud confidence? | Post Mortem | Scoop.it
A big AWS outage late Thursday, which took down some sites for hours, shows the risk of putting too many loads in one data center -- and that is not a cloud specific problem. Experts advise better planning of workloads to run across Amazon regions.
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Recent Load Balancer Problems - GitHub

Recent Load Balancer Problems - GitHub | Post Mortem | Scoop.it

GitHub discusses the service interruptions which can all be traced back to one cause - instability in their high-availability load balancer setup.

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Postmortem for outage of us-east-1 - Blog - Joyent

We would like to share the details on what occurred during the outage on 5/27/2014 in our us-east-1 datacenter, what we have learned, and what actions we are taking to prevent this from happening again.
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Ken Shirriff's blog: The programming error that cost Mt Gox 2609 bitcoins

Ken Shirriff's blog: The programming error that cost Mt Gox 2609 bitcoins | Post Mortem | Scoop.it
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10 Things We Forgot to Monitor

10 Things We Forgot to Monitor | Post Mortem | Scoop.it
There is always a set of standard metrics that are universally monitored (Disk Usage, Memory Usage, Load, Pings, etc). Beyond that, there are a lot of lessons that we’ve learned from operating our...
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How an epic blunder by Adobe could strengthen hand of password crackers

How an epic blunder by Adobe could strengthen hand of password crackers | Post Mortem | Scoop.it
Engineers flout universal taboo by encrypting 130 million pilfered passwords.
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Adobe source code and customer data stolen in sustained network hack

Adobe source code and customer data stolen in sustained network hack | Post Mortem | Scoop.it
Theft could give hackers a new way to exploit widely used Acrobat, ColdFusion apps.
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How does Healthcare.gov work? (Infographic) - The Doctor Weighs In

How does Healthcare.gov work? (Infographic) - The Doctor Weighs In | Post Mortem | Scoop.it
The "Federally Facilitated Marketplace" or FFM is a complex web application which serves as the face of the Obama Administration's highly touted Affordable Care Act.
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How to lose $172,222 a second for 45 minutes

How to lose $172,222 a second for 45 minutes | Post Mortem | Scoop.it
This is probably the most painful bug report I’ve ever read, describing in glorious technicolor the steps leading to Knight Capital’s $465m trading loss due to a software bug that struck late last...
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Worldwide Gmail, Chrome crash caused by sync server error | ZDNet

Worldwide Gmail, Chrome crash caused by sync server error | ZDNet | Post Mortem | Scoop.it
Gmail crumbles for 40 minutes, while at the same time Google Chrome browsers crashed almost simultaneously around the world (and in some cases, numerous times). Despite the apparent connection, the two problems were not linked.
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Amazon Web Services: The hidden bugs that made AWS' outage worse | ZDNet

Amazon Web Services: The hidden bugs that made AWS' outage worse | ZDNet | Post Mortem | Scoop.it
Summary: Although an electrical storm caused the Amazon Web Services outage, it was a slew of previously unseen bugs in the cloud’s technology that extended the downtime...
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Amazon outages -- lessons learned

Amazon outages -- lessons learned | Post Mortem | Scoop.it
Two big Amazon outages over the past month certainly got everyone's attention. Here are three tactical measures cloud users should take to minimize damage from future cloud computing snafus.
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Amazon cloud outage takes down Netflix, Instagram, Pinterest, & more

Amazon cloud outage takes down Netflix, Instagram, Pinterest, & more | Post Mortem | Scoop.it
An outage of Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud in North Virginia has taken down Netflix, Pinterest, Instagram, and other services. According to numerous Twitter updates and our own checks, all ...
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