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GitHub lost a network link for 43 seconds, went TITSUP for a day

Walter Bishop Silver badge
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Why did GitHub take a day to resync

To improve performance at scale .. We use Orchestrator to manage our MySQL cluster topologies and handle automated failover.”

Demonstrating the potential instability introduced by excessive complexicity in a system. There's a name for this that escapes me at this time.

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