Amazon Web Services is at present having an outage, taking a piece of the web down with it.
A number of AWS providers had been experiencing issues as of early Wednesday, in keeping with its status page. Meaning any app, website or service that depends on AWS may additionally be down, too. (As I came upon the exhausting method this morning when my Roomba refused to attach.)
Amazon says the difficulty is essentially localized to North America. The corporate didn’t give a motive for the outage, solely that it was experiencing elevated error charges and that it was engaged on a decision. The irony is that the outage can be affecting the corporate’s “capability to put up updates to the Service Well being Dashboard,” so not even Amazon is immune from its personal downtime.
Up to now quite a few corporations that depend on AWS have tweeted out that they’re experiencing points consequently, together with Adobe and Roku.
We’ll hold you up to date as this outage continues. On the brilliant facet TechCrunch remains to be up, so right here are some things to learn.