Tag Archives: root cause analysis

Otherwise coherent networks become incoherent when capacity is concerned

See the network in Figure 1 below. Source node 1 fails, which from a pure availability perspective disrupts only traffic originating or terminating at node 1 because all other nodes can still communicate. So a coherent network (as is the … Continue reading

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Checklist for capacity management

Checklists are a very effective way to improve a manual process. When an enterprise realizes they have a resource that should be better managed, they consider capacity management, in its general form if not specifically in the context of IT. … Continue reading

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QBQ! and engineering

Engineers who solve problems (which had better be all of us!) can benefit from the concept of QBQ! create by John G. Miller (www.qbq.com). A common tool for solving engineering and business problems is root cause analysis. More specifically in … Continue reading

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