Issues with a cloud storage service operated by Amazon.com Inc.’s Amazon Web Services division caused outages and curtailed functionality for websites and apps Tuesday. AWS’s S3 service, described by Amazon as “designed to deliver 99.999999999% durability,” was experiencing “high error rates” due to problems with servers located on the East Coast of the United States, the company said Tuesday.
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Friends with online businesses hosted on AWS have told PG they’ve been having problems. He’s had one report of someone not being able to place an order with Amazon.
Here’s a link to the AWS status page.