Postmortems

Topic Replies Activity
Welcome to Postmortems 1 April 14, 2019
Why Rockets Fail - Delta III Rocket 1998 1 December 2, 2019
Space Shuttle landed through low cloud, contrary to procedure 1 November 27, 2019
Some HP SSD Drives Will Fail at 32,768 Hours of Use 1 November 27, 2019
(book) Command and Control - USA nuclear weapons safety 1 November 27, 2019
2016 European Mars lander failure 1 November 13, 2019
Galileo outage (EU's global positioning) 3 November 11, 2019
How terrible software design decisions led to Uber’s deadly 2018 crash 1 November 7, 2019
"Cautionary Tales…" a new podcast 1 November 6, 2019
Epic's April 2018 Fortnite outage 1 October 26, 2019
Consequences of planned blackouts in California 1 October 26, 2019
New Horizons probe lost contact shortly before Pluto encounter 1 October 22, 2019
Inside Olympic Destroyer, the Most Deceptive Hack in History 2 October 22, 2019
Therac-25 medical radiation overdoses, 1985 1 October 10, 2019
Netflix Christmas Eve 2012 postmortem 1 October 4, 2019
Bad update de-indexes Patreon from search engines 1 October 2, 2019
1927 head-on rail collision (race condition) (Paragon station, Hull) 1 October 1, 2019
NotPetya caused some ten billions of collateral damage in the West, 2 September 26, 2019
1983 Soviet false alarm incident (nuclear war averted) 1 September 26, 2019
Firefighting at Notre Dame 4 September 16, 2019
US-bound flight had to turn around after coffee spilt in cockpit 1 September 14, 2019
6 Lessons we learned when debugging a scaling problem on GitLab.com 1 September 11, 2019
Centurylink backbone outage (Dec 2018) affects emergency calls and millions of users 1 August 26, 2019
Mozilla (Firefox) add-ons "armageddon" 2 August 23, 2019
Gimli Glider (1983, 767, emergency landing) 1 August 20, 2019
UK power cut - two generators disconnected, grid reacts 2 August 19, 2019
The promise, and the practice, of hospital checklists 1 August 18, 2019
South American Power Outage, 48 million affected 1 August 16, 2019
Sales promotions gone wrong: Hoover 1 August 16, 2019
Qantas Flight 72 (2008) uncommanded nose down; severe injuries 1 August 12, 2019