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Amazon cloud outage impacts Reddit, Airbnb, Flipboard

Amazon Web Services is experiencing problems in the East Coast region, which in turn is hurting many Web sites. A spokesperson refutes claims that Anonymous caused the outage, saying no attack took place on Amazon's cloud.

By Oct. 22, 2012


Microsoft discontinuing midmarket server

Company is axing its Windows Essential Business Server, a combination of server software aimed at midsize businesses.

By Mar. 5, 2010


Amazon cloud outage derails Reddit, Quora

A problem with Amazon Web Services took down some Web sites today. Amazon says it's getting its cloud computing service back to normal.

By Apr. 21, 2011


Amazon launches hard disk in the sky

New Elastic Block Storage for Amazon Web Services gives developers low-level access to cloud-based data stores.

By Aug. 21, 2008


Outages, complexity, and the stronger cloud

Though outages like the one at Amazon Web Services make for great headlines, the truth is they're part of the circle of cloud life. How providers learn from them is critical to the cloud's future strength.

By May. 4, 2011


New calculator predicts newborn's obesity risk

Simply enter in the parents' BMIs, the mother's professional skill level, whether the mother smoked while pregnant, and the baby's birth weight.

By Nov. 29, 2012


Hidden bugs that made Amazon Web Service outage worse

Although an electrical storm caused the Amazon Web Services outage, it was a slew of previously unseen bugs in the cloud's technology that extended the down time.

By Jul. 3, 2012


Amazon Web Services recovers from partial outage

Parts of Amazon Web Services were hit by an outage in a North Virginia data center, with many popular Web sites clocking off the Web for the evening.

By Jun. 15, 2012


The cloud backlash

The recent partial failure of Amazon Web Services is being called "Cloudpocalyse." Don't believe it. An apocalypse is about the end of things. We're just at the beginning.

By Apr. 29, 2011


Amazon restoring AWS, but slowly for some

Most customers should have East Coast problems with Amazon Web Services resolved today, but a few will have to wait longer for backup data to be restored.

By Apr. 22, 2011