This Tuesday morning many tech giant websites faced an outage. the names include Amazon.com Inc’s retail website. many news websites including the Financial Times, The Guardian, The New York Times, CNN were down. And many more including Stack Overflow, GitHub, gov.uk, Hulu, HBO max, Quora, PayPal, Shopify and Vimeo were down too according to Engadget.
The Gurardians UK technology correspondent ALex Hern wrote on twitter that the outage was due to the failure of a CDN (Content Delivery Network) run by fastly.
The Guardian’s website is down entirely, so this thread is now our formal liveblog for the Fastly outage.— alex hern (@alexhern) June 8, 2021