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Outage at Akamai Takes Down Major Internet Sites

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: July 22, 2021 @ 6:19 pm, by Jon Biloh

Akamai, a leading global content delivery network, was responsible for an outage today which impacted large portions of the Internet, including popular websites FedEx, UPS, Home Depot, and many others. The outage lasted at least an hour and was the result of a “software configuration” update which went wrong, apparently causing a disruption to the […]

Hard Times at HostSolutions

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: May 18, 2021 @ 10:44 pm, by raindog308

The LowEndTalk community has been abuzz with concern over HostSolutions, a popular host based in Romania.  They’re well-known for their spectacular, low-priced offers.  We recently interviewed Marius, HostSolutions’ owner. News broke of troubling financial filings and many users reported their VMs are offline for a significant period of time. However, this was not a universal […]