Amazon Finds the Cause of Its AWS Outage: A Typo – Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday blamed human error for an outage at its cloud-services unit that caused widespread disruption to internet traffic across the U.S. earlier this week.
In a post on its website, Amazon said the outage started with a typo at Amazonâ€™s northern Virginia data centers Tuesday.
An employee trying to speed up the companyâ€™s S3 cloud-storage billing system tried to take a few servers offline. The employee…
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