Amazon Web Services faces second outage in weeks


A widespread outage at Amazon Web Services disrupted varied web sites and streaming platforms Wednesday — the second AWS outage reported in latest weeks. 

More than 22,000 individuals had reported points with the tech large’s cloud computing service by 10:45 a.m. Monday, according to Downdetector.

The company acknowledged it was investigating connectivity points in Northern California and Oregon. Between 11:10 and 11:14 a.m., it stated the problems had been resolved.

“The issue has been resolved and the service is operating normally,” Amazon stated on its on-line service status page.

Since Amazon Web Services helps run web sites and apps for 1000’s of different firms, any outage can ripple throughout the web. 

Amazon is investigating the reason for the outage that disrupted Playstation Network, Salesforce, Quickbooks and different web sites hosted on the cloud computing service.
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Doordash, Playstation Network, QuickBooks and Salesforce customers reported connectivity points concurrently Amazon’s outage Wednesday, based on Downdetector. Amazon’s primary e-commerce website and its streaming website Twitch additionally gave the impression to be affected.

The issues happened one week after one other widespread outage final Tuesday left many individuals unable to entry Facebook, Netflix, Disney+ and Venmo, amongst different fashionable websites.

Some customers griped about Wednesday’s outage on Twitter.

Last Tuesday an AWS outage disrupted service on Disney+ and Venmo.
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“Feels like there’s been a lot of AWS outages this year,” complained a preferred Twitch broadcaster known as GiantWaffle. 

“Bezos owns half the internet and wants to send a reminder every so often,” replied certainly one of his followers. 

Tech entrepreneur Kelly Vaughn quipped that she was “Going to start a weekly ‘AWS is down’ scheduled tweet.”


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