Websites fail for many reasons. One of the most preventable is due to unexpected load. And it can happen to big sites and small. Now that we’ve almost made it safely to 2019, let’s take a look back at some possible load testing blunders of 2018.
The story is familiar. A site does little or no load testing. The site experiences heavy load. The site goes down. Not surprisingly, some of the blunders this year involved politics. The caps are from the headline – not from us!
YouTube is back after crashing for users around the world
The InfoWars Website Crashed and Alex Jones Thinks it’s a Liberal Conspiracy
Ticketing website crashes due to massive demand
GUN REGISTRATION SITE CRASHES AS DEADLINE LOOMS
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