A global failure leaves lots of internet pages without service

A global failure leaves lots of internet pages without service

Sites like Amazon, The New York Times, Twitch, Financial Times, or Reddit are experiencing access problems. Whats is happening to them? Find out all the answers in this article. Keep reading for more details!

Sites like Amazon, The New York Times, Twitch, Financial Times, or Reddit are experiencing access problems. Whats is happening to them? Find out all the answers in this article. Keep reading for more details!

A global internet failure affected numerous pages. Sites like Amazon, The New York Times, Twitch, Financial Times or Reddit experienced access problems.

When trying to access them, the servers returned an error message. The problem began to be detected very early in the morning. Some pages that continued to run showed service failures, such as Twitter, where there were problems viewing the images.

A global internet failure affected numerous pages.

That incident affected multiple data centers around the world, and that seems to be the cause of the fall of many services that make use of this content distribution platform.

It does not matter that these services are hosted in infrastructures such as AWS or Azure: if the data goes through Fastly, the error occurs and makes these services inaccessible.

It does not matter that these services are hosted in infrastructures

Among those partially or totally affected are Amazon itself, Spotify, Twitch, Vimeo, Reddit, Shopify, Giphy, Quora, or Metacritic, but also media such as The New York Times, CNN, El Mundo, The Verge, Financial Times, The Guardian or Vice. Other sites like GitHub are accessible, but they show hardly any content.

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