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Telecoms fail in UK takes down passport scanners in Australia

steelpillow Silver badge
FAIL

Single point of failure

One lonesome data centre storing the world's passports?

Repeat after me:

"In a critical system there should be no single point of failure.

"In a critical system there should be no single point of failure.

"In a critical system there should be no single point of failure.

"In a critical system....

Oh, and by the way, if the data centre had burned down, is there even an offline backup in another location? Have they exercised the recovery scenario?

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