Thursday, August 7, 2008

More outages making the news

I noticed yesterday that American Airlines went down. There was discussion about it at and I then found this article about a Google outage. This just goes to show folks how hard it really is to provide reliable Internet services to the masses. While one can only speculate how either of these outages occurred it is clear that even the big guys have a hard time doing a hard thing.

Google Gmail, Google Apps Outage in the Cloud
The search company spends billions of dollars on servers that can support the services its millions of Gmail and Apps users require;

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