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Amazon Web Services storm outages serve as a warning of cloud risk to businesses - The Australian Financial Review

Australian businesses have been warned they need to spread the risk in their cloud computing operations across different regions after the Sydney storms on Sunday knocked out the operations of numerous Amazon Web Services customers. The ferocious ...and more »

AWS Sydney outage prompts architecture rethink - iT News

Last night's outage to an Amazon Web Services Sydney availability zone is prompting some of AWS' biggest local customers to reconsider their architectures to mitigate future damaging downtime. AWS has built its brand on reliability as well as ...and more »

Banks, websites down as wild weather knocks out Amazon Web Services - The Australian Financial Review

Wild weather appears to be the cause of widespread outages that knocked banks, entertainment platforms and other digital services offline on Sunday. Experts say the outages should be a wake-up call for businesses whose critical data is hosted on ...and more »

AWS Sydney outage downs big-name web companies - iT News

Large Australian websites including Domain, Channel Nine, Foxtel Play and Domino's went down on Sunday afternoon after Amazon Web Service's Sydney zone suffered a two-hour power outage. AWS first warned of the outage affecting Elastic Compute via ...and more »

Amazon Web Services outage causes Australian website chaos - The Sydney Morning Herald

Shoppers were left unable to pay for trolleys full of groceries, while websites and servers crashed around the nation in a spate of technical outages on Sunday. Amazon Web Services, which hosts cloud computing services for many companies, listed a ...and more »

AWS endures extended outage in Australia - The Register

Sysadmins in Sydney had a horrible Sunday, while their CEOs bent their attention to wondering why their Foxtel Rugby sportscasts weren't working. The Amazon Web Services AWS "power event" AP-SOUTHEAST-2 Region was almost certainly caused by a ...and more »

AWS Outage Brings Down A Ton Of Websites Across Australia - Lifehacker Australia

Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered an outage over the weekend, rendering websites and servers useless for hours. Here are the details. On Sunday, the popular public cloud service reported connectivity issues at one of its availability zones. AWS hosts ...and more »

After AWS Sydney outage, partners give cloud provider a pass - CRN Australia

Australian channel partners of Amazon Web Services have given the cloud computing and storage service provider a surprisingly good score following the major outage at its Sydney facility Sunday, which caused embarrassment for several major brands.and more »

Web chaos mostly over after Amazon Web Services hit by power outage during Sydney storm - The Sydney Morning Herald

Severe weather in Sydney appears to have been to blame for Sunday evening's nationwide outage of websites and online services. From around 4pm users had issues accessing services including Menulog, Dominos and Go Get, as well as many websites ...and more »

Amazon-driven services hit by blackout - BBC News

Australian food-ordering and ticket-selling apps, TV-streaming platforms and a car-sharing site temporarily stopped working because of problems at one of Amazon's data centres. The businesses all rely on the US company's cloud computing division ...and more »