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Half the internet is down today because everyone uses the same CDNs and it's all incredible brittle. At work different parts of our seemingly simple product is down. All these services allow you spin up a business cheaply and quickly but the idea used to be you'd then setup in-house infrastructure, that's gone now, you just use external services for everything.

@oppen Not half of the Internet. Not even half of the Web. Probably not more than 0.001 % of the Web sites.

@bortzmeyer it's rhetoric, you always reply to everything so literally.

@oppen Outage as a Service. You pay someone else so they break their servers so your stuff breaks.

And bean counters still think it's a good idea.

@fedops that would make a great comedy pisstake service.

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