According to foreign media reports, the United States WordPress blog service platform, down a few hours local time, Thursday, to use the service platform 9 million blog affected. The company's Web site posted on the "Top Users List" column, including "The Wall Street Journal" and "Wall Street" magazine, Forbes blog, music Jay-Z and GigaOM Pro, AMD blog, SAP.info and other technology sites. During the downtime, the leading technology blog site TechCrunch also affected.
The downtime occurred, WordPress on Twitter confirmed by the statement published in this issue. The statement said: "WordPress.com downtime, we are now actively recovery." With regard to the downtime, meaning users can Twitter published a large number of comments posts. The latest in a post confirmed that the company's blog service platform has been restored, using the platform's blog site also have to restore access. WordPress Matt Mullenweg, said: "We are now restored to full capacity, running on the restored service, we keep a close surveillance."
Affected the social media news site Wordcast on Pacific time February 18 at 3:30 pm report, WordPress services have been restored to normal. Another social media websites Next Web, put down the WordPress called "rare" but is indeed very serious, there are 9.2 million blog subject to the impact of downtime.
WordPress downtime when the incident is what the individual consumers and business users to grow increasingly Internet-based cloud computing services on the dependence of the time. The most popular sites and applications in many, in the face of growing traffic and hacker attacks, are exposed their weaknesses. Twitter has suffered paralysis several dilemmas, including the recent one in December last year, the downtime. Other popular Web services also suffered a similar embarrassment, including search engines, including Microsoft's Bing.