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I received a press release from a vendor the other day which was riddled with the words "always-on" and "zero downtime" to describe what its offerings bring to IT environments. These terms are being used more frequently by service providers and IT vendors, but is zero downtime even possible?

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The ABC's excellent iview TV catch-up service suffered from an extended outage last night. Aside from slowing down our ability to catch those episodes of QI we missed, that experience also provides a few useful reminders for anyone managing IT infrastructure.