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Google Responds to Thursday Morning Outages

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Google has responded to the outages that affected several of its services in various locations throughout the world. Even though the buzz was big, only about 14% of users experienced issues. Of course when you're Google, that's millions of users.

Apparently the outages were caused by a system error, which necessitated re-routing traffic through Asia. However, there was too much traffic for the detour, creating a bottleneck which served up slow load times as well as preventing access altogether.

The down time did affect a percentage of Google Analytics users as well. If your account was affected, you may see a 1% dip in traffic for Thursday.


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