back to article No new 3PAR weirdness found behind crashes at Australian Tax office

DXC’s report on the twin outages in HPE 3PAR storage arrays that disrupted web services at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has revealed nothing new about the incidents. The ATO’s SANs went down, hard, in December 2016 and then again in February 2017. The SANs underpin the web apps tax professionals and individual …

  1. Scott Marshall

    The ATO reports that ...

    "... a combination of faulty components, poor design, disk failure and weird choices like moving SANs while they ran, obviously taxed the capabilities of the system."

    1. Sgt_Oddball Silver badge

      Re: The ATO reports that ...

      So basically they cheaper out on the whole thing, then tried to move it whilst it was running?

      Somehow they expected it not to have an issue??

      I seem to recall something about peanuts and monkeys...

  2. Lee D Silver badge

    So, incompetence then.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    This article doesn't make sense. It's classed in the "networks" category, talks about the storage area networks, yet the focus appears to be the 3PAR storage arrays. So what went down, the SANs, or the storage? I thought it was the latter.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Arrays are not SANs!

      Every time someone calls an array a SAN, a puppy dies. Please stop this senseless slaughter or at least learn the acronyms!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Sanctimonious Prick

    Access Secret Document

    Just wondering, if the document is secret, how do you intend to access it?

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