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How the Internet Reacted to Netflix's Major Service Outage
The streaming service stopped working Tuesday for about an hour
Three Lessons for Combatting Cloud Services Outage Headaches
Jun 06, 2016, by Andrew Keating Tags: Internet2 NET+ The recent outage of a learning management system at multiple universities left faculty members and students worried that they would not be able to finish finals. Inside Higher Ed's recent article on the topic prompted me to consider and reflect on downtime, SLAs, and “exit strategy” issues as they relate to deploying cloud services in higher education…
How Amazon Web Services outage impacted retailers
A good number of retailers were impacted when Amazon Web Services — the company’s most profitable division — experienced a four-hour outage on Tuesday.
How the Amazon Web Services Outage Affected GrabCAD
Like many other popular sites on the internet, GrabCAD suffered a service disruption yesterday (Feb. 28) due to a massive server outage of Amazon Web Services (AWS). The outage occurred around 1 p.m. EST and affected all GrabCAD services across the board, and even the portal by which GrabCAD Support receives requests from our users. Amazon announced shortly after 5 p.m. EST that it had resolved the problem. No GrabCAD data on any of our platforms was lost during the outage, but any…
Why do IT service outages keep happening at retail?
Earlier this week it was reported that Target’s checkouts, website and mobile app went down as a result of a technical glitch. It was the third such outage for the retail chain in as many months and, while the glitches have not appeared to have had a material effect on Target’s earnings to date, these incidents have to be concerning to management, at the very least While Target has made headlines with its outages, it is far from being alone when it comes…
How to Prepare For a Power Outage
Over the weekend, more than 30,000 New York residents were left without power, reportedly due to high electricity usage during the widespread heatwave. It was the city’s second power outage in less than two weeks.
Safety and Outage Tips
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How Much Did The Amazon Web Services Outage Cost Your Business?
Amazon Web Services, The World's Largest Data Infrastructure Provider, Was Down For Hours Today
How healthcare organizations can prepare for cloud service outages
Cloud service outages are disruptive for most healthcare organizations, but a disaster recovery plan can prevent the loss of access to essential services.
Thurston County 911 reflects on service outage and how to plan for disaster
Thurston County put their back-up plan into action. They want every household to have one too in case disaster strikes and 911 is unreachable.
5 Ways to Prevent Cloud Outages
Everyone, including cloud service providers, can fall victim to cloud outages. Learn 5 straightforward steps you can take to keep IT systems, up, running, and secure.
How the Dyn outage affected Cloudflare
Last Friday the popular DNS service Dyn suffered three waves of DDoS attacks that affected users first on the East Coast of the US, and later users worldwide. Popular websites, some of which are also Cloudflare customers, were inaccessible. Although Cloudflare was not attacked, joint Dyn/Cloudflare customers were affected.
3 Steps For Handling Cloud Service Outages: Community Lessons to Alleviate Pain Points
Jun 06, 2016, by Andrew Keating Tags: Internet2 NET+ In part 1 of this blog series , I considered the case of a widely publicized learning management system outage and some of the general lessons to draw from this scenario, as the research and education community increasingly relies upon externally provided IT services. I discussed several potential lessons to consider, and I'd also like to offer…
SmartCompany: Human Error Causes Amazon Web Services Outage, How to Protect Cloud Systems
SmartCompany: Human Error Causes Amazon Web Services Outage, How to Protect Cloud Systems Businesses and others rely on cloud computing and experts to save money and time, but also they relinquish control over how their data is handled. And data and software stored with off-site servers are crucial infrastructure for many. “An outage of Amazon Web Services… that led to disruptions for huge numbers of cloud-based…
How to Report an Outage or Service Issue
We know how frustrating it is to experience an electric outage. That’s why we made the process for reporting it as fast and painless as possible!
How to insure yourself against cloud outages
Cloud outages happen - that can be expected. It's what you do about it that matters
AWS outage: How Netflix weathered the storm by preparing for the worst
Despite being run entirely from AWS' cloud platform the online streaming giant Netflix reports a quick recovery from Sunday's disruption - demonstrating the importance of its approach of building cloud-based systems to "fail".
Apple blames iTunes outage on DNS error. What does that mean?
Apple's online stores are experiencing extended outages worldwide. So what exactly is going on?
Woman crashes into power pole, causes 100+ outages in Seattle
SEATTLE - A woman crashed into a power pole on Highway 99 Saturday, blocking a nearby road and sending powerlines across several parked cars.The pole fell across the roadway but did not hit any cars or people, Seattle fire says. The woman was not injured a