On the 24th of December (Christmas Eve), the popular microblogging website; Twitter announced the closure of its data center in Sacramento.
The move comes from Elon Musk as a part of the company’s cost-cutting following the acquisition.
According to a news report by New York Times, the Sacramento data center closure happened on Christmas eve there was a minor outage due to the breaking of a system that dealt with illegitimate and harmful content. However, the issue was fixed as employees were brought during the holiday break.
Talking about the incident, Musk Tweeted that Twitter remained online even while one of the sensitive server racks was disconnected and later suffered a partial outage affecting numerous users for a few hours.
Besides the closure of the Sacramento data center, Twitter also closed three US data centers. Musk is trying every possible way to save costs whether it’s through layoffs or not paying contractors or rent for Twitter’s offices.
Twitter is closing its Seattle office after an eviction order from the landlord for not paying the rent.
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