/Alex Forster

PIPEFAIL: How A Missing Shell Option Slowed Cloudflare Down tl;dr: "Between 20:10 and 20:40 UTC on December 16, 2021, web requests served by Cloudflare were artificially delayed by up to five seconds before being processed. This post tells the story of how a missing shell option called “pipefail” slowed Cloudflare down."

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