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    The Internet is half-dead today thanks to Amazon


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    use a torque wrench

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    Imgur was acting funny, maybe this is why?

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    Probably but it all got fixed later that day

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yasser_Butterfat View Post
    I don't buy from Amazon so I really didn't notice.
    This was nothing to do with Amazon.com shopping -

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud services provider for many websites you probably use on a daily basis. It wasn't a hard outage - but some data driven sites (like Strava) were non-functional, while other media sites were just not able to display some images, and such...

    It's a $14 billion dollar business for them

    Apparently the outage was caused by human error
    http://www.recode.net/2017/3/2/14792...orrect-command

    Amazon blames human error for cloud-service disruption

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    Color me surprised, although when I first heard about it, I thought Router problems at the VA site. Should have thought Occams razor, and imagined what stupid could do.

    Sounds like they inadvertently discovered flaws in their plans to go live from cold iron, though...
    Tolerance is a very dull virtue. It is boring. Unlike love, it has always had a bad press. It is negative. It merely means putting up with people, being able to stand things.
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