Great 2010 Tumblr Outage Is Over - Growing Pains To Blame?

The great 2010 Tumblr outage came to an end early Monday evening. What caused the outage that had the site down for over twenty-four hours and outraged users?

The great 2010 Tumblr outage came to an end early Monday evening. The site returned to normal operations slowly, and those that use the site were overjoyed to hear that not only was their site returning to normal, but also there was no data lost as a result of the outage. Both of these are major pluses after twenty-four hours of downtime for the site.