Microsoft's Azure service toppled by garden-variety leap-year bug

Posted by BernardSwiss on Mar 3, 2012 1:11 PM EDT
Ars Technica; By Dan Goodin
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Microsoft has confirmed that Wednesday's Windows Azure outage that left some customers in the dark for more than 12 hours was the result of a software bug triggered by the February 29 leap-year date that prevented systems from calculating the correct time.

(Yes, I know this is Off Topic -- but how could I resist?)

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Not Garden Variety: Microsoft Speciality phsolide 2 704 Mar 8, 2012 9:40 AM
y2k ... anybody? feistyfeline 4 637 Mar 7, 2012 11:14 PM
Now we know the limits of 'plays-for-azure'. cr 1 516 Mar 3, 2012 5:06 PM

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