San Francisco – Facebook late omn Monday blamed a major outage across its platforms on configuration changes it made to routers that co-ordinate network traffic between its data centres.
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“This disruption to network traffic had a cascading effect on the way our data centres communicate, bringing our services to a halt,” Facebook vice president of infrastructure Santosh Janardhan said in a post.