Tag: outage

Facebook Outage

Another Facebook outage, an outpouring of tweets, press articles and an obligatory ATLAS post below. We use ATLAS data to graph Facebook (AS32934) traffic with 80 ISPs around the world between 5pm September 22 and 5pm EDT today. You can see Facebook traffic plummet around […]

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A Brief Look at Facebook Outage

Since we’ve written about Google’s multiple past outages (e.g., the GoogleLapes of May 2009 and the more recent Google Blip), it seems only fair to quickly cover Facebook’s problems last Friday. The below graph shows coarse grain Facebook (ASN 32934) traffic statistics from 60 randomly […]

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Google Blip

While Google’s YouTube outage today generated a steady stream of tweets and blog posts, a quick look at traffic across 50 or so small / mid-size ISPs around the world suggests this was more of a “blip” than a global outage. Certainly the outage was […]

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The Great GoogleLapse

Web sites go down. Circuits fail. Network engineers goof router configs. And few of these outages ever make the nightly news… But if you happen to be Google and your content constitutes up to 5% of all Internet traffic, people notice.  Network engineers around the […]

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