Postmortems

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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
NTSB: Lack of Navy Oversight, Training Were Primary Causes of Fatal McCain 1 August 11, 2019
Inside 'Operation Black Tulip': DigiNotar hack analysed (2012 CA breach) 1 August 10, 2019
India 2012 grid failures (700 million affected) 1 August 10, 2019
Eastern seaboard power grid outage (August 2003) 1 August 9, 2019
Joyent outage of 27 May 2014 4 August 9, 2019
Typos that have changed lives 1 August 3, 2019
The day shell.windows.com went down 1 August 1, 2019
Twitter outage 2008 - an inside story 1 July 19, 2019
"Why Google+ Failed" 3 July 17, 2019
Cloudflare down for 30 mins - regular expression trouble 4 July 13, 2019
The Silver Bridge disaster (1967) 1 July 8, 2019
'I crashed AOL for 19 hours and messed up global email for a week' 1 July 8, 2019
Some GPS outages and disruptions 1 July 5, 2019
Online fashion store downed by OOMkiller 1 June 30, 2019
Monzo (new UK bank) struggles to transfer money 2 June 30, 2019
The day the music died (Zune, 2008) 1 June 29, 2019
Internet broken: Cloudflare blames Verizon and a BGP Optimizer 1 June 25, 2019