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22nd May 2020, 15:03
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Posted By Nialler

It is more reminiscent of posters (thankfully a...

It is more reminiscent of posters (thankfully a minority on this site) who want to climb all over a disaster in oreder to be able to say when then the report comes in: "Look, I called it within an...
28th Apr 2020, 21:53
Replies: 1,935
Views: 1,540,304
Posted By Nialler

Good luck to you all. I'm lucky in that I can...

Good luck to you all. I'm lucky in that I can flip open my laptop and be virtually at my desk in an instant.

You guys have flown me safely many hundreds of times not just to my destination but,...
17th Mar 2020, 11:21
Replies: 636
Views: 553,005
Posted By Nialler

I am simply not seeing him being at all smart,...

I am simply not seeing him being at all smart, and certainly not seeing evidence of his taking on board the views of experts.

The guy is either an idiot or doing a very accomplished impersonation...
17th Mar 2020, 08:07
Replies: 636
Views: 553,005
Posted By Nialler

SLF here, but probably with enough miles under my...

SLF here, but probably with enough miles under my belt to have paid several salaries over the years.

I took two things from the OP (although both might not have been included:

The first is the...
10th Feb 2020, 10:18
Replies: 85
Views: 66,976
Posted By Nialler

I was in Luxembourg last night where a code red...

I was in Luxembourg last night where a code red had been issued early afternoon

The weather event was widespread.
4th Feb 2020, 15:00
Replies: 8
Views: 3,664
Posted By Nialler

Thank you for your service. Thank you.

Thank you for your service. Thank you.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2020, 14:01
Replies: 175
Views: 41,512
Posted By Nialler

as SLF, I respect that professional demeanour by...

as SLF, I respect that professional demeanour by never even pretending to intervene in a technical discussion. I respect professional boundaries as much as I expect mine to be respected.

However,...
29th Oct 2019, 14:10
Replies: 29
Views: 21,276
Posted By Nialler

Sorry, but this is right in my bailiwick. Open...

Sorry, but this is right in my bailiwick. Open Source can not be used in many critical industries unless it is fully supported with a meaningful support contract in place. Take the financial...
22nd Jul 2019, 13:52
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,275,088
Posted By Nialler

There is sometimes something to be said for...

There is sometimes something to be said for legacy systems. They have probably gone through very extensive development/test/release cycles, with extensive use refining the code even further. So long...
10th Jul 2019, 11:39
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,275,088
Posted By Nialler

As SLF, I have to say that I have mixed opinions...

As SLF, I have to say that I have mixed opinions about this thread along with others. It's good to see the exchange of technical information and detail. There is evidently an enormous amount of...
29th Jun 2019, 14:23
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,275,088
Posted By Nialler

There needs to be a very detailed process...

There needs to be a very detailed process beginning from the earliest design specs, going through ever more detailed design documents right down to the coding of the separate routines involved....
21st Jun 2019, 15:42
Replies: 106
Views: 37,686
Posted By Nialler

This gets sort of to the point. We're not...

This gets sort of to the point. We're not comparing systems as to which one is perfect. Merely, which one is better fitted for purpose.

The joy of science is that it recognises its limitations...
21st Jun 2019, 15:10
Replies: 106
Views: 37,686
Posted By Nialler

On the issue of AI: The systems I've...

On the issue of AI:

The systems I've examined have been good at avoiding error if that error has been encountered in the past and is part of its dataset. The issue is not avoiding predictable...
21st Jun 2019, 14:47
Replies: 106
Views: 37,686
Posted By Nialler

It has not been answered satisfactorily in any...

It has not been answered satisfactorily in any conference I've attended.

Computers making control decisions in life/death scenarios? They handle nominal situations very well and are used...
20th Jun 2019, 15:35
Replies: 106
Views: 37,686
Posted By Nialler

There are ethical issues involved

Someone mentioned earlier the trolley problem. It was apt. Your child is in that field beside the field with ten people. Who decides on the decision to crash into that field with one child? The...
20th Jun 2019, 15:12
Replies: 106
Views: 37,686
Posted By Nialler

My experience of it is that there is a lot of...

My experience of it is that there is a lot of probability involved. Baye's stuff. I backed away from it the moment I encountered it first.

In the drive to autonomous operation the issue with the...
20th Jun 2019, 13:17
Replies: 106
Views: 37,686
Posted By Nialler

I've worked for nearly forty years in IT, having...

I've worked for nearly forty years in IT, having taken a doctorate along the way.

Systems routinely encounter critical failures. That's the way they are. Not simply that, but they must be...
3rd Aug 2017, 09:46
Replies: 39
Views: 23,988
Posted By Nialler

Yup. I was delayed for two hours in Dublin a few...

Yup. I was delayed for two hours in Dublin a few hours ago due to storm activity. While my wife was somewhat annoyed, I pointed out to her that the conditions were dangerous for the people on the...
2nd Jun 2017, 14:23
Replies: 634
Views: 273,640
Posted By Nialler

The poster mentioned: As far as I am...

The poster mentioned:


As far as I am concerned (and I maintain very huge mission critical systems), I'd treat your average small system for a tiny company in the same way. You have a small...
2nd Jun 2017, 10:36
Replies: 634
Views: 273,640
Posted By Nialler

You know those films where it takes forever to...

You know those films where it takes forever to kill the baddie? Those films where he (or she) keeps coming back despite apparently having been killed? That's what a GDSP (geographically dispersed...
2nd Jun 2017, 10:21
Replies: 634
Views: 273,640
Posted By Nialler

This is far far worse than human error regarding...

This is far far worse than human error regarding a single event. It's not just one contractor. I hate to repeat that I have decades of experience in this form of computing. If I operated at my...
2nd Jun 2017, 10:16
Replies: 634
Views: 273,640
Posted By Nialler

To be honest, you failed in your remit. ...

To be honest, you failed in your remit.


I've designed several datacenters. You simply make it impossible for such unplugging. I'd have been horrified if you made this suggestion to me.
29th May 2017, 16:08
Replies: 634
Views: 273,640
Posted By Nialler

Exactly. They're not just there for hard outages....

Exactly. They're not just there for hard outages. In the past, with older mainframes, I have wanted to limit the Ups to twenty minutes. If air-handling is gone too a system will cook itself.
29th May 2017, 16:01
Replies: 634
Views: 273,640
Posted By Nialler

I've seen the complete history which led to the...

I've seen the complete history which led to the problem. The problem was most certainly not one caused by outsourcing. The ad referenced in the article is for an experienced admin. That is way below...
29th May 2017, 15:23
Replies: 634
Views: 273,640
Posted By Nialler

No. The UPS is more than a bank of batteries....

No. The UPS is more than a bank of batteries. It's an expensive piece of kit which smooths the supply during Brown outs, during spikes and during the absence of any power at all. The electrical input...
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