Google Inaccessible For Users in North East United States

Sep 27, 2006 • 7:26 am | comments (2) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google News & Finances
 

Can you imagine, Google, along with other web sites, went black, for many Comcast users in the north east portion of the United States. A DNS server went offline for a "few hours" due to a hardware failure. A PC Advisor article writes;

The failure of a DNS (domain name system) server at Comcast caused problems for some web surfers in the north east section of the US yesterday, making several websites, including Google, inaccessible.

Google did help Comcast trouble shoot the issue, probably running traceroutes or something :).

WebmasterWorld forum asks Is Google down?

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Comments:

Marina loves pictures

09/27/2006 11:55 am

Interesting story. I thougth google can't go down, because they have a back-up system for outages. I guess some web backbone is brocken. Thank you for sharing this story with me !

Greg Johnson

09/27/2006 05:44 pm

Maybe one of the tubes got clogged???

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