(This is an update with new data. The previous survey was done on April 2.)
These are the 20 most popular websites in the United States, according to Alexa. In other words, they have tons of visitor traffic. How are they holding up under that pressure? Here you can see the downtime so far in 2007 for each of these 20 websites, as measured by GIGRIB.
Downtime in 2007 for the Alexa top 20 websites
Each site below links to its GIGRIB report page where you can examine their uptime and downtime more closely. You can also see how much the websites’ downtime has increased since April 2.
Site Downtime Increase 1 yahoo.com 0m no change 2 google.com 17m 10m 3 myspace.com 1h 37m 37m 4 msn.com 2h 49m 4m 5 youtube.com 8h 44m 4h 0m 6 ebay.com 7m 1m 7 facebook.com 35m 10m 8 wikipedia.org 2h 35m 12m 9 craigslist.org 1h 27m 18m 10 live.com 1h 50m 2m 11 amazon.com 27m 6m 12 aol.com 3m no change 13 blogger.com 21h 11m 16h 24m 14 go.com 8m no change 15 cnn.com 23m 1m 16 microsoft.com 13m no change 17 comcast.net 7m 4m 18 megaupload.com 3h 4m new 19 imdb.com 30m 1m 20 photobucket.com 3h 51m 2h 28m
Flickr.com is no longer in the Alexa US top 20. Megaupload.com is new on the list.