Obamacare Site Data Center Crashes

Latest piece of bad news related to the glitchy site


A data center critical for allowing uninsured Americans to buy health coverage under President Barack Obama's healthcare law went down on Sunday, halting online enrollment for all 50 states in the latest problem to hit the program's troubled rollout.

The data center operated by Verizon's Terremark experienced a connectivity issue that caused it to shut down, affecting the federal government's already problem-plagued online marketplace Healthcare.gov and similar sites operated by 14 states and the District of Columbia, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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  1. Well, I’m sure their disaster recovery plan kicked in and they transitioned to the off-site live mirror network and were back up with only a minimum of

    Of, can’t finish with a straight face.

    I’d advocate that government stop trying to do things outside its core competency, except that its core competency is breaking things and killing people, and I really don’t want them focusing on that either.

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