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"Unfortunately, one of these rules contained a regular expression that caused CPU to spike to 100% on our machines worldwide."

blog.cloudflare.com/cloudflare

@veer66 "So I used regular expressions, and now the whole web has problems."

@mikey
If it was Apple, the solution might be selling us a card for processing regular expression by ASIC. 😅

@veer66 I was going to make the "now you have two problems" joke and I'm glad to see @mikey has beat me to it.

xkcd comic reference 

@veer66 'now you have two problems' still holds true for regex. Especially as scale :)

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