Reply to post: re: Why did GitHub take a day to resync

GitHub lost a network link for 43 seconds, went TITSUP for a day

bombastic bob Silver badge

re: Why did GitHub take a day to resync

"Demonstrating the potential instability introduced by excessive complexicity in a system"

The term I'm thinking of starts with 'cluster' (how aproh-pooh)

Admittedly, I've never had to set one of these up. I would think that a transaction-based system could simply apply the backlogged transactions, right???

[you know, like taking a failed RAID drive off-line and swapping in a new one]

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