How a computer issue shut down Delta
The system outage that left thousands of Delta Air Lines passengers around the world facing flight cancellations and delays on Monday shows how computer-dependent society has become — and airlines have to decide if their backup technologies are good enough to deal with that reality, a Canadian computer networking expert says.
August 9, 2016 By CBC News
“We’ve kind of painted ourselves into a corner where we must rely on computer systems,” said Srinivasan Keshav, a professor of computer science at the University of Waterloo.
“[But] we have now been able to build systems which are very tolerant of losses, of parts of the system being taken down.” | READ MORE