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Re: Yahoo! Lessons Learned
- From: Patrick Greenwell
- Date: Tue Feb 08 11:53:00 2000
On 8 Feb 2000, Sean Donelan wrote:
> Was there something Yahoo!, GlobalCeneter or other providers could
> have done, either individually or in cooperation, to prevent the problem?
I would say that they first have to all agree as to what the problem
> Likewise, could they, individually or in cooperation with other providers,
> have shortened the duration or severity by doing something different?
> And finally, would they be more successfull in tracking the source the
> the problem by doing something different?
Probably. However the discussion would quickly become one about the disparity
in philosophies between academics and "traditional" corporate types. It's
a social and cultural issue not a strictly operational one...
Earth is a single point of failure.