[RndTbl] How many other people are effected by the Amazon EBS Outage?

Mike Pfaiffer high.res.mike at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 16:59:06 CDT 2012

On 12-10-22 04:19 PM, Robert Keizer wrote:
> Greetings,
> http://tech.slashdot.org/story/12/10/22/1941237/amazon-ebs-failure-brings-down-reddit-imgur-others
> I've been effected - although we have geographical failover. Others?
> " AWS's massive computing footprint has been estimated to generate 1% of
> all Internet traffic, withnearly one-third of Internet users
> <http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9226349/Amazon_cloud_accessed_daily_by_a_third_of_all_Net_users>accessing
> sites that use AWS daily, according to a report from DeepField Networks,
> which provides cloud mapping capabilities."

	I'm not affected. Then again I am somewhat of a Luddite.

	There was, however, a good comment on Slashdot... "It's as if millions 
of geek voices cried out in terror & were suddenly silenced." Here is 
another with more of a zen tone to it... "If a geek cries out in terror 
and there's not site to read it on, do they really cry out in terror?"


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