This post is a part of an ongoing series comparing the performance of Cloudflare Workers with other Serverless providers. In our past tests we intentionally chose a workload which imposes virtually no CPU load (returning the current time).
A huge storm rolled across the eastern United States last night, topping trees and knocking out power. Amazon Web Services (AWS) had one of their primary data centers in Virginia lose power.
CloudFlare now supports CNAME Flattening, which is a better solution to this same problem. Read more in our knowledge base.