Users report Amazon Web Services E2C outage
Affected users posted complaints on Twitter.
We're down folks! Blame our friends @awscloud!— Postmates (@Postmates) May 27, 2014
Major AWS outage causing imp issues. Amazon working to restore.— Electric Imp Status (@impstatus) May 27, 2014
We are seeing problems across many hosts in AWS us-west-1. Will update our public status page.— MongoLab (@mongolab) May 27, 2014
is us-west-1a down for anyone else? #aws ???— jorke (@jorke) May 27, 2014
Why on EARTH do I have to search Twitter to find out what's wrong with us-west-1? Come on, @awscloud, we're paying for this.— Schuyler Erle (@schuyler) May 27, 2014
We are current facing some issues with our AWS: http://t.co/uYteBYQuUP - we are investigating further.— Helpshift (@helpshift) May 27, 2014
Amazon recognized the downtime at 5:57 pm PDT (8:57 am in Manila), saying it was “investigating connectivity issues affecting some instances in a single Availability Zone in the US-WEST-1 Region.”
The service was restored at 7:11 pm PDT (10:11 am in Manila) with this message posted on the AWS Service Health Dashboard: “We can confirm that a portion of the instances in a single Availability Zone lost power. Power has been restored, and we are in the process of bringing the impacted instances back online.”
Amazon Web Services is a cloud computing platform offered by Amazon. The service includes hosting service E2C being used by companies such as Reddit, Dropbox, and Zynga – Rappler.com
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