Category: Web

Don’t be distressed by DDoS

On May 9, Ustream, a service that lets users broadcast live video from a computer or any mobile devices in minutes, faced the largest DDoS attack it has ever experienced. In a statement released that day, Brad Hunstable, CEO of Ustream, said, “This is an actively managed attack of a scale that we have never […]

Facebook suffers website outage

Facebook demonstrated last night that even the biggest websites aren’t immune to performance issues now and then. According to our performance monitoring (and by many of the 900 million Facebook users), Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) began experiencing high response times and sporadic unavailability Thursday night and continuing into Friday morning. Checks at 5:28 p.m. PST, 5:33 […]