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Amazon Drops Prices On Multiple Zone Database Service
Amazon wants more of its relational database customers to upgrade to two "availability zones," which ensures automated failover in case of outages.
Amazon Outage Scrooges Netflix, Heroku
Amazon Web Services suffers a second holiday services disruption and the fourth outage of 2012.
Amazon''s EC2 Outage: A Closer Look
On Christmas Eve, Amazon Web services experienced an outage at its Northern Virginia data center. In a prompt follow up, it issued an explanation on Dec. 29, apologized to customers and said it wouldn''t happen again. It was the fourth outage of the year in its most heavily trafficked data center co...
Researcher Says Better Power Outage Data Would Reduce Frustration and Help Hurricane Recovery
Lessons from Internet outages after Hurricanes Katrina and Ike can apply to power outages in the wake of Sandy