24 March 2007

A short story for computer nerds

In fact, the original story is quite long, and I have decided to convey its essence in a few words for people in the computing business.

  1. Inadvertent deletion of a hard disk
  2. Panic
  3. Panic caused reformatting of a backup hard disk
  4. Backup tapes unreadable (when were the backup tapes readable?)
  5. No disaster recovery setup
  6. ... gloom... more gloom...
  7. 300 cartons of paperwork to scan...
And now the whole story again - in two words:

Government. Bleh...