AWS goes down for the second time in two weeks, taking Netflix with it - again

Tom Allen
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The internet relies on infrastructure from just a few service providers, like AWS, Fastly and Akamai. AWS is one of the largest, so an outage is serious business
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The internet relies on infrastructure from just a few service providers, like AWS, Fastly and Akamai. AWS is one of the largest, so an outage is serious business

The outage totally shut down internet connectivity in two regions of the USA

For the second time this month, an AWS outage has affected major websites like Netflix, Ring and Slack worldwide. The issue also affected internet connectivity in two areas on the US West Coast:...

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