Sunday, May 1, 2011

The cloud goes down

Lots of businesses were affected by the recent Amazon EC2 cloud outage. Whilst annoying, it is still prudent to consider that Amazon delivers a higher uptime capability than most companies could achieve by themselves. We were also impacted by the EC2 outage, and were actually asked by ComputerWorld magazine to comment: http://www.cio.com.au/article/384466/amazon_cloud_outage_bad_business/.