| 3:35 am on Dec 4, 2009 (gmt 0)|
not from here
| 3:54 am on Dec 4, 2009 (gmt 0)|
I've been using it all morning here in Japan. It's been working fine for me the whole time, and I'm using it a lot more than usual [webmasterworld.com].
| 4:17 am on Dec 4, 2009 (gmt 0)|
Also see, in the Supporters area...
Wow - What happened to Bing today?
Too many cash back shoppers brought it to its knees?
| 10:36 am on Dec 4, 2009 (gmt 0)|
| 1:29 pm on Dec 4, 2009 (gmt 0)|
|The cause of the outage was a configuration change during some internal testing that had unfortunate and unintended consequences. |
I really appreciate Microsoft admitting this. I'm glad that I'm not the only one that has the occasional screw-up that everyone else notices!
| 2:03 pm on Dec 4, 2009 (gmt 0)|
I expect someone got a BIG slap for that. I'm amazed that they don't have a way of testing it before going live.
Don't you wonder what that cost them in lost revenue?
| 2:46 pm on Dec 4, 2009 (gmt 0)|
|I expect someone got a BIG slap for that. |
nah ..probably hit by a flying chair :)
| 2:56 pm on Dec 4, 2009 (gmt 0)|
I'm sure they have lot's of internal testing, but, speaking from personal experience, no amount of testing ever accounts for everything.
The intricacies and inter-dependencies that must be within their systems makes my head ache thinking about it.