[LINK] 'This is an absolute joke': St George Bank, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA internet banking outage leaves customers stranded

Bernard Robertson-Dunn brd at iimetro.com.au
Mon Oct 5 17:08:17 AEDT 2015

On 5/10/2015 12:32 PM, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/this-is-an-absolute-joke-extended-st-george-bank-internet-banking-outage-leaves-customers-stranded-20151004-gk17mm.html
> Someone didn't think this through......

I wonder if it is a coincidence that it happened when daylight saving 
kicked in? I know it's standard procedure to pause an OLTP system when 
clocks go back (to avoid overlapping date stamps) but not when they go 

An update....



Bernard Robertson-Dunn
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