All of the World took a coordinated break from Facebook’s services that was not a part of any protest. What caused it all? A hacker attack? A massive EMG explosion? No. An issue in configuration caused all the chaos. The effects were much more severe than what people could reasonably expect. Facebook employees could not access their offices.
Was just on phone with someone who works for FB who described employees unable to enter buildings this morning to begin to evaluate extent of outage because their badges weren’t working to access doors.
The problem occurred during a “routine” Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) update. It’s not an uncommon problem. In fact, there is a joke, that such serious problems are caused either by DNS (Domain Name System) or BGP.
From trusted source: Person on FB recovery effort said the outage was from a routine BGP update gone wrong. But the update blocked remote users from reverting changes, and people with physical access didn't have network/logical access. So blocked at both ends from reversing it.
So, what is “BGP”? Imagine you are a pilot of the plane. BGP would be your autopilot, guiding you from the airport of origin to your destination. The autopilot would show you the fastest route to get to the airport of choice. Without it, you probably would not be able to get there, would you? With the explanation out of the way. The effects were so severe because Facebook is famous for handling everything about their network access on their own. It does give them massive control over every aspect, however, when you are running into problems, you are on your own.
Nuxt.js is the Next.js for Vue.js (crazy, right?). It provides easy setup, a set of smart defaults, and Hybrid Rendering out of the box so that you can get to the development process as fast as possible. After Vue 3 dropped, a lot of Vue developers waited for the Nuxt with the same version number.
They are finally rewarded, as Nuxt 3 is scheduled to appear this week. The new release is expected to be a complete rewrite of the previous version - it is “[r]ebuilt from the ground up for the modern web.” The list of new features includes, but is not limited to:
Material You is the updated version of Google’s default Material Design System. The revision is meant to be more accessible, and more “expressive”, than the old version. We can expect major changes to all Google Apps come Android 12.
The Future Of Entertainment Is In The Cloud
The world where we needed to own countless disks, tapes, books, additional devices to enjoy entertainment seems to be gone. More and more brands appear in the area of “cloud entertainment.”
Amazon is the most recent one, with Amazon Luna set to appear sometime in the future. Luna, the solution for cloud gaming is the xCloud’s rival, which continues the tendency of the two companies to rival each other in more and more fields.
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