2001
SITE TECHNOLOGY

CBC.ca knocked offline by enormous 9-11 site traffic

from CBC.ca archives | Tue, 11 Sep 2001

The events of September 11 brings in web traffic of such magnitude that the CBC site comes down for part of the day.

Eventually the site is restored, and a new bandwidth agreement with Akamai ensures that CBC.ca will have the capacity to handle enormous news days in the future.

Read Paul Gorbould's column on CBC.ca on September 11, and other tales from the techs