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When Amazon’s S3 cloud storage service at Amazon’s US-EAST-1 data centers went down, things went bad. Very, very bad. How bad? Popular sites such as Quora, Business Insider, Netflix, Reddit and Slack either crashed entirely or were broken. By SimilarTech’s count, over 124,000 sites were affected. A college student told me, “It’s knocked out my […]

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Everyone makes mistakes. But working at Amazon Web Services means an incorrectly entered input can lead to a massive outage that cripples popular websites and services. That’s apparently what happened earlier this week, when the AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) in the provider’s Northern Virginia region experienced an 11-hour system failure. Read More

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On Friday morning, organizations across the internet – including GitHub, Twitter, Spotify, SoundCloud, Reddit, and the New York Times – disappeared after an attack was launched against Dyn Inc., an infrastructure provider that offers managed DNS services. The attack started early Friday morning and has lasted well into the afternoon. At the time this article […]

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