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This happens to everyone. Unfortunately, it's not a good enough excuse when, for example, the corporate sites I run go down.

No application, desktop or web app, is truly bulletproof.




Ok, but some are more than others. Facebook is not famous for its outages, as far as I know.


But they do have a liberal deploy policy which is to deploy all the time and fix issues later. Has bitten them before, but generally considered a good policy.


You are correct as far as I know. Interestingly enough most of the troubles I used to have were with the absurd amounts of JavaScript on their site and failed XHRs--no full outages.




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