25 Nov '13, 4pm

San Francisco's BART System Went Down Due to Server Upgrade Gone Bad

San Francisco's BART System Went Down Due to Server Upgrade Gone Bad

During last week’s round-the-clock Obamacare website glitch watch, for instance, we heard a government official admit that somewhere around 30 percent to 40 percent (no one seems to know for certain) of the required ACA back-office computing functionality related to how insurance companies get paid hasn’t been built yet . Documents were revealed showing that senior Obama Administration officials were worried, just before the website’s roll out, that there could be major problems —even though these same officials have claimed they had no inkling that website’s operation would lay down and play dead once going live. It was also revealed that, in a load test conducted just days before the website went live, the system choked when 500 users attempted to access the website simultaneously . We also heard the Administration redefine operational success: a website that would work ...

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