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Old 04-02-2020, 11:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Flying J View Post
The State of WA DOH COVID-19 reporting database was overwhelmed with the volume of tests reporting. Apparently because it had previously been designed to only handle the positive results. It's hard to imagine a data model that gets overwhelmed with 70,000 records. What the heck were they using? An Excel spreadsheet from a 2005 version of the software?
Possibly an ancient mainframe, with less computing power than a $200 smartphone. Or some old Pentium 3 server running OS/2.
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