Social Networks Fail After Time

A while ago Twitter was reported to be the most down site on the internet, with more maintenance downtime you could shake a stick at.

Fortunately Twitter seem to have resolved this issue now, though it is not without its faults. But now it seems my new favourite social networking site seems to be headed in the same direction, of the feared downtime. Plurks consistant errors of 503 pages and "something went wrong" pages are beginning to bug me.

They have had the site working, what are they doing to cause these error messages, or who on earth are they using for their hosting? Obviously a company who cannot cope with the grand scale of things.

Lets hope the owners of Plurk can pick up the slack before people start to move on?

Posted On: Wednesday, November 12th, 2008 @ 7:01 pm by Ian Tearle


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