Cloudflare Goes Down, Takes Out Half the Internet Including Coinbase, CoinMarketCap and More
Cloudflare goes down!
And so does a massive amount of websites all around the world with it.
The company that provides cloud computing services to millions of customers reported “network performance issues” today.
At 14:50 UTC on July 2nd, Cloudflare reported that the “major outage” that impacted “all” of its services globally.
“We saw a massive spike in CPU that caused primary and secondary systems to fall over. We shut down the process that was causing the CPU spike. Service was restored to normal within ~30 minutes,”
reads the status report on Cloudflare website.
The company is currently investigating the root cause and meanwhile has implemented a fix for the issue.
Our CDN/DDoS protection provider @cloudflare is currently experiencing issues across different regions. Our platform is stable and live, and funds remain safe.
— Bitfinex (@bitfinex) July 2, 2019
The site is back up and all market are in post-only mode. We will re-open trading shortly.
— Poloniex Exchange (@Poloniex) July 2, 2019
Moreover, news websites in the crypto space including Cointelgraph, AMB Crypto, Bitcoinist, NewsBTC, and Bitcoin.com along with our website Bitcoin Exchange Guide, were all down.
— moon (@MoonOverlord) July 2, 2019
“Aware of major @Cloudflare issues impacting us network-wide. Team is working on getting to the bottom of what’s going on. Will continue to update,”
tweeted Matthew Price, Cloudflare CEO.
The issue appears to be resolved now as sites are up and running.
“Appear to have mitigated the issue causing the outage. Traffic restored. Working now to restore all services globally. More details to come as we have them,”