The time I was top link on Hacker News and Azure killed my site: lessons learned

Posted by: Code Climber, on 03 Nov 2016 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

Monday morning (USA time) 31st October 2016, at a certain point my post about Surface Book vs MacBook Pro got the first position on Hacker News. It triggered a good amount of discussion, and luckly the tech-savy people commenting managed to go on using either the Google cache or directly reading from the RSS feed (which is distributed via feedburner, thus static) What happened? How did I notice it? Because someone wrote me on facebook that my site was down. The error I got was: Going to page...

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