No faces on Facebook?

You’ve read about the Ma.gnolia failure and this month’s Journalspace incident.

Here is yet another tale of storage failure and the subsequent downtime for users. This time it was Facebook that faced simultaneous drive failures, affecting 10 to 15 percent of uploaded photos. Although Facebook assures none of the information has been lost, it will take them a week to recover all photos. In some industries, one week of recovery time means you’re out of business.

Read the full article from Beth Pariseau

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