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What exactly is the meaning of the word outage?
Is that related with OS or database.
8/22/2022 - Mon
It's a temporary (most often unexpected) suspension of operation / unavailability of Service.
Technically, any loss of service is an outage.
Database goes down? That's an outage.
Network go down even though the database and server are both up ? As far as the user is concerned, that's an outage.
Server goes down ? Yep, outage.
Outages can be unplanned (see above) or planned. Say you have a monthly maintenance window for applying patches from Microsoft (for windows).
Depending on your agreements with your users you may have certain uptime SLA's (Service Level Agreements) to keep and perhaps a periodic scheduled downtime for maintenance is a part of those SLA's.
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SLA and outage make sense. Thanks.
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