Thursday, January 28, 2010

MySchool strained under the load

It has been pretty much headline news all day today here, MySchool, which publishes comparative ratings for all Australia schools, has been hit by load issues as it went live today.

It was highly publicised, following the controversial debate regarding school performance comparisons using National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) test results.

The site suffered availability issues after go live as the public started to pound the application. While the site was designed 1.75 million hits per day, the site was reported to experience 2.5 million hits between 1:00am and 10:00am this morning.

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Monday, January 4, 2010

Bank of Queensland's EFTPOS's role over to 2016 rather than 2010

Thanks for pointing to this one as well Alistair ( reported Bank of Queensland EFTPOS machines rolled from to 01 Jan 2016 rather than 01 Jan 2010. Retailers reported losses as unable to process electronic transactions.

As one commentor noted - it is a Y2.01K bug!