Cloudflare is a company that provides internet security and performance services to its customers. The company is used by many organizations to protect their online presence. Cloudflare was down for about 20 minutes on June 21st, 2022 which led to some major websites being inaccessible.
Some of the leading internet websites goes down and list includes ecommerce solution Shopify, hosting provider AWS (Amazon Web Services), stock trading apps Zerodha and Upstock.
As soon as Cloudflare went down, Internet users started trending the company on Twitter. All down web portals started showing “500 Internal Server Error, Nginx.”
Check out how users reacted on service down:
— Vinay Murarka (@MurarkaVinay) June 21, 2022
i feel like a cracked record at this point, but cloudflare being a single point of failure is absolutely not a good thing.
but hosting a site without cloudflare is basically suicide.
in other words, this internet thing is doomed.
— Dean Herbert (@ppy) June 21, 2022
Several Websites and Services Offline due to a @Cloudflare outage
❌ VR Chat
❌ Escape from Torkov
❌ League of Legends pic.twitter.com/Yl3YdWVIxi
— GhostfromTexas (@GhostfromTexas) June 21, 2022
AWS servers down everywhere, time to play GU over Twitter 🤔
You have the first move!
— Gods Unchained (@GodsUnchained) June 21, 2022
This is a developing story and more official details are awaited.