08 Jun 2021 10:38 AM +00:00

Amazon DOWN - Site Crashes as Part of Worldwide Outage

There is currently a huge web shutdown going on with major sites like Reddit, Amazon, and Twitch all going down at the same time.

It is suggested this could be an issue with their CDN (Content Delivery Network). Here's what we know.

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Amazon Down

We don't know the suspect yet but Tom Warren, the senior editor at The Verge estimates it could be an issue with their CDN.

Essentially, the CDN is a group of servers around the world used to speed up web page load times as they localize your query to your closest server. If this goes down, nothing is in place to send people to the location they're looking for.

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