Internet disruptions overview for Q2 2022
July 05, 2022 2:26PM
In this post, we review selected Internet disruptions observed by Cloudflare during the second quarter of 2022, supported by traffic graphs from Cloudflare Radar and other internal Cloudflare tools, and grouped by associated cause or common geography...
Cloudflare outage on June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022 1:38PM
Today, June 21, 2022, Cloudflare suffered an outage that affected traffic in 19 of our data centers...
Exam time means Internet disruptions in Syria, Sudan and Algeria
June 14, 2022 1:55PM
As they have done over the past several years, Syria and Sudan are implementing multi-hour nationwide Internet shutdowns. Algeria has also taken a similar approach in the past, but this year appears to be implementing more targeted website/app blocking...
AAE-1 & SMW5 cable cuts impact millions of users across multiple countries
June 10, 2022 11:01AM
On June 7, the Africa-Asia-Europe-1 (AAE-1) and SEA-ME-WE-5 (SMW-5) submarine cables suffered cable cuts, impactingInternet connectivity for millions of Internet users across multiple countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia...
April 05, 2022 1:57PM
PIPEFAIL: How a missing shell option slowed Cloudflare down
This post tells the story of how a missing shell option called “pipefail” slowed Cloudflare down....