Amazon Web Services experiencing widespread issues with online applications

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    "Amazon.com Inc.'s massive cloud-computing operation reported errors with a key data-streaming platform Wednesday morning, as online applications suffered across the U.S. ...The problems stemmed from the company's core eastern U.S. hub in northern Virginia...

    The website downdetector.com, which tracks online services, reported problems from several popular offerings Tuesday morning, including the popular videogame "League of Legends," Sirius XM satellite radio, and the Ring doorbell system, which is owned by Amazon."

    https://www.marketwatch.com/story/a...ne-applications-2020-11-25?mod=bnbh_mwarticle
     
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    "AWS ServiceHealth Dashboard

    4:42 PM PST: We continue to work towards full recovery of the issue affecting the Kinesis Data Streams API in the US-EAST-1 Region, and are observing steady signs of recovery. We will be throttling APIs as we work on recovery. Impact to Cognito User & Identity Pools was resolved at 2:28 PM PST. Other AWS Services that rely on Kinesis Data Stream APIs have begun observing recovery, and will continue to as we work toward full resolution. We are actively working toward full recovery for all affected services, and will provide updates as we have new information to share. A comprehensive list of Impacted Services can be found below."

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    "Amazon’s cloud-computing outage on Wednesday was triggered by effort to boost system’s capacity

    Efforts to add new computer servers created a cascading set of errors that hobbled Web-connected security cameras, robotic vacuums and publishing sites, the company acknowledged in a lengthy postmortem Saturday morning...

    Amazon said in a lengthy and technical blog post Saturday morning that a massive computing network in Northern Virginia began to fail after it started to make 'a relatively small addition of capacity' to the system just before 6 a.m. Eastern time on Wednesday. But because of 'an operating system configuration,' the new capacity set off a series of errors that overwhelmed Amazon’s network of servers..."

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/11/28/amazon-outage-explained/
     
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