The Costly Consequences of Crashes in the Clouds

Source:- Service outage detection website Downdetector on Nov. 19, reported that the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Internet infrastructure service, which many websites and apps use as a backbone, was having problems. Downdetector’s historical data shows that AWS had also experienced problems on Nov. 2 and Nov. 16. “Crashes in the cloud are highly unusual,” Kristin Brown, senior PR manager at Amazon Web Services, told the E-Commerce Times when asked about the Nov. 19 crash. Amazon’s service health dashboard “indicates that

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