“occasional minor outages are just part of the reality of cloud computing today”
- Steve Jones, CEO of Explore Consulting
Incident ID: 105
Summary: Traffic Accident Causes Rackspace Outage
A trucker crashed into a Dallas Fort Worth power transformer. The damage to the transformer forced Rackspace to transfer to generator power. During the transfer two of the chillers failed to start. Rackspace powered down client machines to prevent damage due to increased temperatures.
Number Affected: Unknown
Organization: Rackspace, Inc.