Bill: "Well, we sought out the most reliable components we could buy. We surveyed all of the vendors and selected them carefully. We deployed our applications on this new configuration."
TF: "And your availability?"
Bill: "Well", glancing at his shoes now, "it actually went down."
TF nods again, "You were lead to believe that reliable components result in a reliable system, weren't you?"
Now it was Bill's turn to simply nod.
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