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There-and-gone “leap second” causes major issues for numerous sites

  • cause On Saturday night, a single second was added to the atomic clocks of the world in a somewhat rare event called a leap second, which ensures that atomic time remains aligned with solar time. Most people didn’t even notice.
  • reaction However, with the rise of cloud computing, every second counts, and the leap second actually caused huge problems for Reddit, Gawker, Mozilla, LinkedIn and numerous other sites. Who knew a second was so essential? source
July 2, 2012 // 10:35 // 2 years ago
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    Evidently every second does count.
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    "Timekeeper" is a great job title…
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    This explains everything
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