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The causation over the Azure data centre outage leaves more questions than answers

The September 2018 Azure data centre outage leaves more questions than answers. Microsoft generically sums it up as a cooling issue triggered by lightning storms. In this neck of the savannah we have lightning storms that are the trademark signature weather of the Highveld. We live at an elevation of 1.5 km. My house is the highest one in our burrow and the advertising sign on William Nicol Drive about 200m from my house is regularly klapped by lightning. We are basically immune to the earth shattering sound of thunder and lightning.

Read the article over at LinkedIn here.


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