system failure


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system failure

A hardware or operating system malfunction. See fault tolerant.
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Note that in the previous case we calculated the probability that the system would not fail over a given interval but in for the redundant system we work from the probability that components will fail to get the probability of system failure. The computation is set up in both cases so that we multiply the probabilities of events, all of which must occur to produce the indicated result.
No doubt there have been problems in this country: sporadic outages, various system failures, and-more ominously--non-compliant systems that are at this very moment churning out corrupted data.
He said: "The tramway was out of action for an hour and a half due to a safety system failure.
System failure is one of the reasons why Bomet is missing its daily Huduma Namba registration target of 29,000 people.
With CFC's new cyber insurance product, businesses will benefit from business interruption cover triggered by IT system failure as well as malicious cyber events, said CFC in a statement.
The system failure on one hand exposed the inefficiency on part of the top bosses of the National Saving Centre while resulted in inconvenience to thousands of customers who waited for hours to see the restoration of the system which could not be managed till late evening.
Summary: The airline had issued an advisory on Twitter over its system failure at all airports
Summary: Saudi Arabia's state airline Saudia says its flights have been affected by a system failure as the Kingdom hosts the annual Hajj pilgrimage, AFP reported.
Visa has apologised after a system failure prevented card payments across the UK and Europe.
Global Banking News-April 13, 2018--Punjab National Bank boss says fraud was people failure, not system failure
More than 800 passengers were unloaded again on Monday from the Metro Rail Transit line 3 (MRT-3) as another southbound train stopped due to a system failure.
The ministry apologized to the public for any inconvenience resultant from the system failure and invited them to avail from the health services provided by the ministry at the health centres.

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