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  • Learn to fail and avoid the next cloud outage

    Outages with large public cloud providers aren't more common than they are with a business' own private infrastructure.

  • Amazon's cloud hiccups, again

    Less than a month after a 12-hour-plus outage on Christmas Eve, Amazon Web Service's Elastic Block Storage (EBS) service in its US-East availability zone experienced elevated error rates for about 45 minutes today.

  • Gartner's state of Cloud security: Outages are bigger risk than breaches

    Security remains a chief inhibitor to enterprise adoption of Cloud computing resources and one Gartner analyst says the biggest concern should not be that data could be compromised in the cloud, but rather that there may be a Cloud outage that could lead to data loss.

  • Amazon cites cause of recent outage, issues refunds

    An unexpected bug cropped up after new hardware was installed in one of Amazon Web Service's Northern Virginia data centers, which caused the more than 12-hour outage last week that brought down popular sites such as Reddit, Imgur, AirBNB and Salesforce.com's Heroku platform, according to a postmortem issued by Amazon.

  • Startup claims it saw early signs of Amazon's cloud outage

    Almost two hours before Amazon Web Services publicly acknowledged an outage that brought down websites such as Reddit, Imgur and Heroku, application monitoring startup Boundary claims it started noticing the problem.

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