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CDN failure fries the innertubes
« on: June 08, 2021, 02:26:27 PM »
Websites back online after Fastly-linked glitch takes down internet | Reuters

https://www.reuters.com/business/media-telecom/finiancial-times-new-york-times-bloomberg-news-websites-down-2021-06-08/


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This was my thought, as well.

Internet outage illustrates lack of resilience at heart of critical services | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/jun/08/internet-outage-illustrates-lack-of-resilience-at-heart-of-critical-services
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Re: CDN failure fries the innertubes
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2021, 03:03:58 PM »
Well, don't do that again.

Fastly claims single customer responsible for widespread internet outage

https://www.theverge.com/2021/6/9/22525820/fastly-outage-bug-customer

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Re: CDN failure fries the innertubes
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2021, 07:41:22 PM »
>> lack of resilience

Isn't that the general lesson of the last couple of years? Resilience and efficiency are in tension and when decisions are based on cost/profit, efficiency wins.