Google Outage Cut Internet Traffic TwiceAdded: Monday, September 2nd, 2013
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Over 40% of the Internet traffic throughout the globe disappeared after Google suffered an outage last week. Although the downtime only lasted a few minutes, depending on the user’s location, all of the Google services, including YouTube, went down.
Although the search giant hasn’t revealed the reasons for the outage, according to online analytics firm GoSquared, global online traffic fell almost twice during the downtime. Apparently, this figure can reflect Google’s control of the worldwide web. It is clear that for many users, the reliance on the tech giant is huge – just seconds after the outage, page views spiked shortly afterwards while users managed to get to their destination.
According to a message on the Google Apps Dashboard, all of its services were affected. Google admitted that it was aware of a problem with Gmail affecting a significant subset of users. While people managed to access Gmail service, they were only seeing error messages or other unexpected behavior. In addition, Google itself only believes that 50% to 70% of requests to its services received errors – in other words, if the outage had really been total the figure could have been much worse.
Apparently, Google has a vested interest in preventing this happen again – in the 4 minutes of downtime it would have lost $500,000 in advertising. The experts claim that to face a problem that size there would have had to be a physical infrastructure problem. However, Google provided no comments on the issue, so it can be just a guess.
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Monday, September 2nd, 2013
|well u can say that they were just bare-ing their teeth in regards to the outage so just imagine if it was a bite the whole world would have shut down.|
|And in yesterday's news Skynet wanted to implant chips in human brains. What if there's an cut like this?|
|I think maybe a big reason for this is that so much of the web is built with things that google owns or has it's hands in like Google Analytics and other things used on people's websites, other services like instant messaging, maps, apps, youtube, blogger blogs, etc.|
It just shows how Google has spread it's tentacles into the internet like a symbiote that's slowly gobbling up the host internet until all that's left is GoogleSkyNet
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