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which one is more subject to common cause failure: analog or software based system? [closed]

If a task can be done by both an analog system and a system based on a general purpose computer, which one is preferred regarding the common cause failure problem and why? For example, suppose the ...
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How to differentiate issues based on dumps when you do not have source code?

Please help me with this subject considering that I am not a programmer but more of a power user. Let's say that I would like to contribute to a source-closed application where I find diverse issues ...
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How to isolate a bug?

One of a tester's tasks is to isolate a bug. Narrowing a problem search space will help a developer to find the cause and fix it. By isolating the bug I mean both finding the class of inputs that ...