A single point of failure is the potential for a large system to be disabled by one of its parts. The term is often used to describe risks to information technology, engineering and business processes. Highly reliable systems may be designed such that there is no single point of failure with techniques such as redundant systems.
The potential for a large system to be disabled by a small part.
A software update that causes a problem for millions of devices.
Failure of a network device that brings down an entire data center impacting thousands of services.An aircraft that depends on a single engine.
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