Russian social network "Vkontakte" reconstructed after the biggest failure in its history. Despite the fact that the mobile client social network has still not updated the office website reported about overcoming difficulties in the work, calling the incident a failure fatal confluence of events.
Last Tuesday in the social network suffered a major failure in its history. The website stopped working at 17:00. To enter it, some users can't to this day. Surprisingly, "Vkontakte" disconnected immediately after criticism of Pavel Durov. The founder of a social network caught today's running in fear of the competition after "EK" disconnected links on Instagram.
But the Department of public relations of the social network prefers not to say, izyashnaya main crashing to the evil rock. "The reason of tragedy became the breakage of communication lines between data centers, which was accompanied by the failure of the system to automatically switch to a backup route. Virtually all the lines of the relationship between key data centers were inaccessible. The result of sudden changes in load social network crashing happened on network equipment," says the firm's representatives.
In "Vkontakte" confessed that even their highest experts were not ready to get rid of such collapse. "Fatal coincidence of several events led to the tragedy of such scale, regeneration stable operation after which even the engineers "Vkontakte" with their experience in emergency response situations took several hours," the press service said, forgetting that for some users, the social network today inaccessible from mobile devices.
Currently, all the management idea of "Vkontakte" about how to prevent similar difficulties in the future: "We expect to upgrade the system redundancy of network equipment and fiber-optic lines. In addition, a team of engineers "Vkontakte" is working to increase the fault tolerance of the service to fully cope with the increased level of stress and possible emergency conditions".
Note that this is not the 1st violation in the most fashionable Russian social network in 2015. The last major disruption in the work of this social network happened on July 31 of the current year. Then outside access was a separate segment of the website. For example, many users have experienced problems logging in to your profile and community.
Earlier on June 10 services "Vkontakte" were inaccessible to users for about half an hour. The next drop was preceded by a failure on 8 June. Then users said that they had at the time lost all the records. Also the website was not available in April and January.