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GeneralSo there I was... Pin
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It is not a pleasant experience, to be sure...

I've spent the last three weeks trying to track down a connectivity problem, and it seems like we're no closer to resolving it than we were when I started. Our software was working great until the beginning of February, and then it suddenly started failing. The symptoms are (and have always been) that the software fires up multiple threads, and each thread is assigned an equal number of items to fetch via a web service. We expect an occasional request failure, and have written code to accommodate this in the form of a user-specified number of retries before terminating the app (the first thread that reaches the retry threshold terminates the app).

After running for a bit, the app starts getting consecutive failures on all threads. This might sound like a memory problem, but remember, up until February, it worked great. The length of time before the failures start is almost always different. To troubleshoot this, we even set up our own "remote" server and web service to return the same amount of data (500k records), which proved our app was working as intended.

I think our primary road block is that nobody wants to do as much work as we have in order to help us track it down. In other words, it's a typical federal government cluster-f*ck.
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010
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You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010
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When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013

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