By R "Ray" Wang on April 25, 2011
Amazon’s Cloud Outage Catches Most Clients Offguard The recent Amazon cloud outage at its Northern Virgina data center from 5 am Thursday, April 21, 2011 to roughly 5 am Friday, April 22 has shaken the confidence of some executives on public cloud computing. Most notably, FourSquare, HootSuite, Reddit, and Quora publicly suffered visible performance issues. […]
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By Michael Krigsman on September 28, 2010
Yesterday’s post characterized Virgin Blue airline’s downtime as a “cloud” failure. Several informed readers believe that assessment is misguided and limited.