How much credence do you put in the claim that preventative maintenance of data centers results in decreased reliability?
becker 2 years ago
The president of MTechnology claimed during his keynote speech at the 24x7 Exchange Fall Conference that preventative maintenance of data centers is the most common threat to reliability. Essentially, his position is that maintenance often introduces new defects and can disrupt optimal configurations for reliable operations. He used Three Mile Island as an example of maintenance creating a system failure. I don't know that much about the particulars of the Three Mile Island Meltdown, but the premise that maintenance is essentially a bad thing seems counterintuitive to me. Is there validity to his claim?
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