Sunday, December 9, 2018

Horror Stories

Stories that document the ill-fated attempts of IT to fix something, but things go horribly, horribly wrong.

Too Many Bugs In This System [pic]

Random thought...I just had flashbacks to playing this game when I was young on our Tandy 1000...:via:

Found The Guy That Works On Internet Explorer! [video]

This came to us via email submission. Claudio J. CHIABAI has a sharp eye for spotting crappy code!______________________________________________________________________[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tZQtU8QiiY?rel=0] 

Well, That’s A Dirty PC… [video]

...of course, everyone will invariably respond with "You haven't seen anything yet," or "What - you've never worked in a warehouse that makes x," or "stop hacking into my webcam, you big creep!" - er, so I say unto you:  Videos or pics, please!I...

Ummm…Grandpa What Are You Doing? [pic]

Makes visits a little more awkward!via:

Always Getting The Blame

Client: “My site is down. What did you do?” Me: “Well, I haven’t done anything in a while. Can you get to Google.com? Client: “No. Why did you take Google down too?”via:

You Broke The Internet [story]

CLIENT: "… Also, on this page when you click on a link, it breaks the web"ME: “Sorry, which part does it break?"CLIENT: “It breaks the WHOLE WEB!"ME: “Do you mean it breaks that page, or the whole website shows an error page?"CLIENT: “No, I...

Lessons in backup (RAID failure) – never underestimate the cost of data loss

Client (I'll call then AirStuff) had around forty employees and does design and fabriaction of air handling systems. They have four "beige box" servers, each with a minimum of four 160GB SATA drives in a RAID5 array. All told in 2007 they had around...