Reply to post: Re: WTF Cloud got to do with it?

Fat-fingered Level 3 techie reduces internet to level zero: Glitch knocks out connections

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Re: WTF Cloud got to do with it?

My old ISP / Datacenter on the South Coast did that.. IIRC correctly they once had a failure on the primary backbone provider, failed-over the secondary, a few minutes later this went TITSUPs.

Turned out, the backup link got saturated, as they'd being progressively increasing their customer base and increasing the primary, but "forgot" to upgrade the secondary.

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