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Amazon.com Suffers Hour-Long Retail Site Outage
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TimBee
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8/20/2013 | 3:15:43 PM
re: Amazon.com Suffers Hour-Long Retail Site Outage
Talk about incompetent. Now tell me, why would I entrust my private or business data to the cloud?
Thomas Claburn
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Thomas Claburn,
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8/20/2013 | 8:24:09 PM
re: Amazon.com Suffers Hour-Long Retail Site Outage
So it can be shared following the inevitable breach?
cbabcock
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cbabcock,
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8/20/2013 | 6:02:21 PM
re: Amazon.com Suffers Hour-Long Retail Site Outage
Actually, Amazon Web Services continued to function normally during this outage. One monitoring service noted a slight increase in the latency of services, such S3 storage and EC2 compute, but none were interrupted or not functioning. The problem was in Amazon retail online operations software, I suspect, not the cloud infrastructure. And the increased latency for AWS services occurred only in Northern Virginia, not other Amazon cloud sites.


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