Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday October 05, 2015

Facebook Outages Caused By Failed Software Updates

Get this, all those Facebook outages last month were supposedly caused by software updates, not hackers or terrorists. I think Facebook might want to work on its update department.

Facebook has declined to explain what happened. Pedro Canahuati, Facebook's director of production engineering and site reliability, did finally tell the Wall Street Journal, "Each unrelated issue began as a planned code change that had unintended consequences in our ability to respond to server requests."