Bray emphasized that the "issue which caused this service interruption has been identified." He described it as "an extremely rare set of circumstances that occurred when one of our database servers had a disk controller fail. The backup for this controller also had an error occur which resulted in a more lengthy path to full service recovery."
Ummm what are the odds? I'm going to throw the BS flag here. There should be some redundancy in a server farm where as the other servers house all the data across them and the info is never lost. This is not 80's technology they have here. Not like one hard drive and a back up. There are ways(easy ones at that) to stop what they seem to be talking about.