RE: Motley Fool: More Problems at eBay

Gavin Thomas Nicol (
Fri, 2 Jul 1999 11:58:51 -0400

> All their troubles this week have been with the NT machines, but the
> claim during the major outage last week (I think!) was that Sun had 50
> engineers on site trying to deal with the problem, which would
> certainly indicate some kind of problem with the Sun server if true.
> Was it FUD?

COuld have been a disk crash that caused database corruption. Rebuilding
databases can be very laborious... I couldn't imagine why you'd need 50
engineers otherwise.