Outage vs Resilience - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between outage and resilience

is that outage is a temporary suspension of operation, especially of electrical power supply while resilience is the mental ability to recover quickly from depression, illness or misfortune.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

outage

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A temporary suspension of operation, especially of electrical power supply.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-20, volume=408, issue=8845, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Out of the gloom , passage=[Rural solar plant] schemes are of little help to industry or other heavy users of electricity. Nor is solar power yet as cheap as the grid. For all that, the rapid arrival of electric light to Indian villages is long overdue. When the national grid suffers its next huge outage , as it did in July 2012 when hundreds of millions were left in the dark, look for specks of light in the villages.}}
  • The amount of something lost in storage or transportation.
  • See also

    * dropout * brownout * blackout

    resilience

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia resilience)
  • The mental ability to recover quickly from depression, illness or misfortune.
  • The physical property of material that can resume its shape after being stretched or deformed; elasticity.
  • The positive ability of a system or company to adapt itself to the consequences of a catastrophic failure caused by power outage, a fire, a bomb or similar (particularly IT systems, archives).