An Information Technology (IT) term synonymous with "fubar", "blown up", "crashed", "shat itself", "bombed out", etc, referring to the failure of an IT hardware or software component. Generally used as a polite and non-alarming way of informing the customer that the system is, in fact, hosed.
Due the negative nature of most IT disasters and the associated negative terminology thereof, many customers may like their minds put at ease through the use of "nicer" terminology.
I'm sorry to tell you that this server is completely cupcaked; the motherboard is fried and we can't find a replacement.
The software installer cupcaked so we'll have to start over with a fresh image.
Flashing the rom on this old controller could be dangerous, let's just hope it doesn't cupcake!
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