6 Apr, 2012 @ 12:53
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Malaga’s court PCs crash for a week

A WEEK-LONG computer failure has caused chaos for Malaga’s courts.

A staggering 15,000 cases have built up at the Palace of Justice over the course of a few days following a breakdown in the central server.

The embarrassing breakdown affected dozens of courts around the city.

IBM technicians from Madrid finally managed to solve the problem on Sunday.

During the five days no cases were suspended, but employees were forced to deal with urgent matters manually using Word documents.

Eloise Horsfield

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2 Comments

  1. Backup software comes with every 100 quid laptop these days, and yet an important system like this has no backup or failover system. Shouldn’t be surprised really I suppose.

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