Me: We've been experiencing intermittent issues from one of your services.
Tech: OK, we restarted the service. Is it working now?
Me: Yes, it's working, but it's been intermittent, so we don't know if it's fixed.
5 minutes later....
Tech: Is it fixed?
Me: Well, it's working, but it's only been five minutes so we don't know if it's fixed.
5 minutes later.....
Tech: Is this issue resolved?
@mike When I used to work in Telecommunication company the worst issues I could ever have were "intermittency" and "network performance". I used to prefer the network to be directly down instead.
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