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Amazon EBS failure brings down Reddit, Imgur, others

BButlerNWW (2580355) writes | about a year and a half ago

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BButlerNWW writes "Amazon Web Services has confirmed that its Elastic Block Storage (EBS) service is experiencing degraded service, leading sites across the Internet to experience downtime, including Reddit, Imgur and many others.

AWS confirmed on its status page at 2:11 p.m. ET that it is experiencing "degraded performance for a small number of EBS volumes." It says the issue is restricted to a single Availability Zone within the US-East-1 Region, which is in Northern Virginia. AWS later reported that its Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and its Elastic Beanstalk application plaform also experienced failures on Monday afternoon."

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I wondered what the Heck was going On. (1)

babywhiz (781786) | about a year and a half ago | (#41732323)

I wonder if this has anything to do with the lady that had her account from Amazon closed after yanking all of her eBooks? Na. Prolly just a fubar.

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