“A cloud is made of billows upon billows upon billows that look like clouds. As you come closer to a cloud you don't get something smooth, but irregularities at a smaller scale.”
- Benoït B. Mandelbrot
Incident ID: 8
Summary: Rackspace suffers an outage due to power generator failures
On June 29th Rackspace, one of the largest online hosting companies, suffered a power utility failure; the generators then kicked in, but failed to maintain enough power to run the systems. The result was an outage of 40 minutes for their customers.
Number Affected: Unknown
Organization: Rackspace, Inc.