You’ve seen the Oracle ads: faster, cheaper … and it “never breaks”. Oracle servers never break, great. But I just noticed some fine print at the bottom of the ads, and I quote:
“Note: ‘Never breaks’ inidicates that when a server goes down, your system keeps running.”
Well, I am so glad they cleared that up. After all, if I were to get mad at my Oracle server and hurl the box out of the 30th window I might have filed suit if in did indeed break. But now that I know …

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