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MIT researchers eliminate data loss from computer crashes

Patrick Nelson | Aug. 26, 2015
Hardware errors, power failures, and software bugs won't matter anymore if some scientists' ideas are correct.

'Crash-proof computer'

However, what they ended up with is the "world's first crash-proof computer," Wired says in an article about the technology.

It's a slightly misleading headline, in that "the computer system is not necessarily unable to crash, but the data contained within it cannot be lost," the Wired article's author correctly qualifies later in the story.

In any case, whatever you want to call it, guaranteed crash-tolerance is about to become a reality.


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