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Tumblr has blamed a database problem for an outage that left the popular microblogging service largely unavailable for more than 24 hours. The service was restored on Monday afternoon, allowing users to resume their postings of pictures of cats and musings on life, as is the local custom. In an update, Tumblr founder David …


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  1. Darryl

    In the words of


    Never before have so many with so little to say said so much to so few.

  2. Fatman

    RE: ...while our engineers worked feverishly...

    Those poor bastards, stuck on a plane from Bangalore, and then having to bust their asses getting that s--t back on line. I really feel for them!


  3. Anonymous Coward

    If I was a user of Tumblr's free service...

    ...I'd be asking for my money back. Oh wait...

  4. Matthew Malthouse


    That the weight of "tubmlr dwon" tweets didn't take out that service too...

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