November 7, 2012

A Google Outage Shows How the Web Works

Tom Paseka, CloudFlare Blog

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This all is a reminder about how the Internet is a system built on trust. Today's incident shows that, even if you're as big as Google, factors outside of your direct control can impact the ability of your customers to get to your site so it's important to have a network engineering team that is watching routes and managing your connectivity around the clock.

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