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Submission + - Australian Attempt At "Cyber Monday" Fails To Scale (theage.com.au)

beaverdownunder writes: "Click Frenzy", a website designed to provide "one day only" bargains to Australians in an effort to promote Australian retailers and discourage overseas web-shopping, failed instantly under load once it launched at 7pm Tuesday night, and only returned after the website owners migrated the entire site to Amazon several hours later, embarrassing the Australian IT industry and leading to rampant cynicism on social media.
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Australian Attempt At "Cyber Monday" Fails To Scale

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