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What does SF stand for?

SF stands for System Failure

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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United said that the system failure affected "departures, airport processing, and reservations" which caused flights not to be able to take off from some locations including its hub in San Francisco International Airport (SFO) The airline cited "a network connectivity issues" as the reason for the computer systems failure which were fixed through "troubleshooting procedures" United Airlines and Continental Airlines closed a merger deal several months ago on October 1, 2010.
While portions of the book cover component failure mechanisms, the focus is on causes of system failure, such as complex component and subsystem interactions that don't involve failing parts.
Y2K and the Environment It's well-known that the Y2K computer problem--a limitation embedded in basic programming code that will cause machines all over the world to think that the year 2000 is actually 1900--could mean catastrophic operating system failures, power outages and other disasters.
Documentation will also come in handy if you decide to bring a suit of your own in connection with a Y2K-related system failure.