Tuesday, October 11, 2011

CLOUD = Complete Loss of Your Data

OK, bit of a stretch on your but you get the picture.

As lots of Blackberry users have just discovered reliance on an external supplier is not necessarily a good idea.

A RIM Server goes down and takes out the system. Chances of recovering the huge amounts of data whilst maintaining service are not high.

Once a big on-line system is broke it is very difficult if not impossible to fix as you are trying to add new transactions to possibly corrupt data.

Ask the Inland Revenue.

BTW, I will claim copyright on the Complete Loss of Your Data phrase as I I fear it will be in increasingly common usage.

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