What does single point of failure mean?

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  1. single point of failure(Noun)

    a component in a device, or a point in a network, that, if it were to fail would cause the entire device or network to fail; normally eliminated by adding redundancy


  1. Single point of failure

    A single point of failure is a part of a system that, if it fails, will stop the entire system from working. They are undesirable in any system with a goal of high availability or reliability, be it a business practice, software application, or other industrial system.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of single point of failure in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of single point of failure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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