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Amazon outage – update: Web services outage also affects Disney+, Venmo and more

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Amazon Web Services, the internet infrastructure arm of the shopping giant, is experiencing technical problems that are pervading most of the rest of the internet.

Many websites and services have experienced problems that are clearly caused by problems with the underlying technology, provided by Amazon Web Services or AWS.

That includes many of the world’s biggest apps and services, from Disney Plus to Tinder to Coinbase. Gaming was also affected, with PUBG and League of Legends appearing to go down.

It also attacked other Amazon-owned services, including its voice assistant Alexa, Kindle, Amazon Music, and its Ring security camera.

But it doesn’t seem to be a problem in all locations. Amazon says the problems are with “US-EAST-1” hosted in Virginia and serving neighboring regions, meaning people dependent on other parts of the AWS network can still get services , although it may run slower than usual.

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Other Amazon outages, mentioned by The Independent

The massive Amazon outage affecting businesses across the country isn’t the first to hit the retail tech giant. This isn’t even their first major service outage this year.

This is the way The Independent has included previous Amazon outages.

Josh MarcusDecember 8, 2021 04:00

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Delta, Southwest Airlines experiencing server issues due to outages

People trying to book flights or change trips with Delta Air Lines have had problems connecting to the airline.

“Delta is working rapidly to restore functionality to our AWS-enabled phone lines, encouraging customers to use their website or mobile app,” said spokesperson Morgan Durrant.

Similarly, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines said it switched to servers on the West Coast after some systems at the airport were affected.

Southwest spokesman Brian Parrish said there were no major disruptions to flights.

Alisha Rahman SarkarDecember 8, 2021 03:57

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Part of Amazon is not affected? Its stock price

The Amazon Web Services shutdown could affect companies across the country, but Amazon’s stock price is certainly not affected.

As of Tuesday night, shares were up nearly 3%.

Screenshot of Amazon’s stock price on December 7, 2021.

(Screengrab by Google)

Josh MarcusDecember 8, 2021 03:33

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Amazon Web Services Discontinuation Meme Report, Volume II

Just as important The IndependentAward-winning journalism is for understanding the news, of course, there are memes to help round things up.

Here are the latest Twitter jokes about Amazon Web Services outages that you need to know:

Josh MarcusDecember 8, 2021 03:03

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ICYMI: Amazon has technical problems, causing problems on the internet

Amazon Web Services, the internet infrastructure arm of the shopping giant, is experiencing technical problems that are pervading most of the rest of the internet.

Many websites and services have experienced problems that are clearly caused by problems with the underlying technology, provided by Amazon Web Services or AWS.

That includes many of the world’s biggest apps and services, from Disney Plus to Tinder to Coinbase. Gaming was also affected, with PUBG and League of Legends appearing to go down. The IndependentAndrew Griffin’s has the full story.

Amazon has major technical problems

Amazon Web Services, the internet infrastructure arm of the shopping giant, is experiencing technical problems that are pervading most of the rest of the internet.

Josh MarcusDecember 8, 2021 02:33

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Pizzagate truther trolls Amazon because AWS is down

You think web hosting is apolitical? Wrong!

Conservative provocateur Jack Posobiec, who is best known for promoting the Pizzagate conspiracy theory, criticized Amazon on Tuesday for its AWS crash, noting that conservative video-sharing site Rumble is still up and running.

“Rumble Video is running at 100% while Amazon Web Services is experiencing critical issues,” he wrote Tuesday. “Sorry, brother of Bezos!”

Josh MarcusDecember 8, 2021 02:08

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Amazon says it found the ‘root cause’ of some outages

It’s not exactly “Mission Done,” but it’s a start.

According to the official, Amazon announced it has “identified the root cause” and is “continuing to work to resolve” the issue at one of its Amazon Web Services facilities in Northern Virginia. AWS Service Health Dashboard, as the AWS incident affects companies across the country.

The company added: “Many services have been restored, however we are working towards a full recovery across services.

Josh MarcusDecember 8, 2021 01:43

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Amazon opens new ‘top secret’ AWS region for classified US government missions

There’s some other Amazon news that hasn’t made a lot of headlines.

Yesterday, the company announced that it is planning to open a new “top secret” area of ​​its Amazon Web Services services to the US government. “AWS Top Secret-West is accredited to operate US Top Secret security classification workloads,” the company said. Written on its website on Monday. “With two Top Secret Zones, customers in the U.S. defense, intelligence, and national security communities can deploy multi-Region structures to achieve the highest levels of resilience and readiness needed. essential to their most important national security missions.”

Josh MarcusDecember 8, 2021 01:18

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AWS is down to Amazon near home: at delivery depots

It’s not just Amazon customers who are experiencing AWS outages.

The company’s own delivery drivers reported problems with the Flex app, which is used to track deliveries, and another app the company uses to track employee time.

As a result, drivers nationwide have been unable to sign in and deliver on Amazon in states from Florida to Minnesota, Motherboard reported.

Josh MarcusDecember 8, 2021 00:53

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Hundreds of Amazon employees convene ‘war’ councils as AWS shuts down

Hundreds of Amazon employees convened in a large conference call to diagnose a major Amazon Web Services outage that occurred today, as outages for many AWS customers continued throughout the day. night.

One AWS manager described the mood as “fog of war“For Business Insider.

Josh MarcusDecember 8, 2021 00:28

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