News - Bad Month for Large Software Systems


In the past month we have experienced some relatively large failures of software systems. The most prominent was perhaps the failure of the national emergency phone number 112, which was caused by a problem in one of the underlying routing systems.

A second problem was the failure at Albert Heijn of a firewall, which blocked all traffic, including a product data update to the bar code scanners of the company.

For more information, check out the following news items (sorry for Dutch):