Extreme availability & reliability test

Earlier in the week, I wrote about Availability and Reliability. Yesterday on Digg.com there was an interesting post showing an HP StorageWorks XP12000 Disk Array performing under load during the process of having a bullet fired through it.
The test showed a high-caliber round being fired through the disk array and through a fish tank on the other side. The disk array was streaming video to many monitors in the room. The goal of the test was to see whether the video would be interrupted. The results? You can watch it here! Keep in mind that the video is a marketing promotion but the test itself is very interesting and clearly shows extreme availability and reliability testing.

Interesting thought: Is your company dead in the water if someone shoots your server?

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