This is a discussion on TBI (tennessee sales) within the General Firearm Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; http://www.wsmv.com/news/13901747/detail.html You guys might want to find out why the folks in charge don't have mirrored and/or load balanced servers etc... as in why all ...
You guys might want to find out why the folks in charge don't have mirrored and/or load balanced servers etc... as in why all their "eggs" are in one basket. This shouldn't have been able to happen. Any good IT shop would have prevented that. A whole week without sales...that could spell death for some businesses...
It looks like a multi tiered problem. The server died, along with some connectivity issues for several state systems.
All the backups in the world won't stop a backhoe from snapping a fiber line. It's been reported that there were several state system problems.
A while back SABRE (American Airlines res system) was taken off line by a farmer in the midwest burying a cow with a backhoe. Cut a main east/west fiber run. Then he ran the survey crews off with a shotgun when he found them on his land.
Took the local sheriff calling him to tell him to let the crews out there. They were down for over 19 hours.
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