Amazon escapes the internet outage caused by its own cloud computing service
When Amazon’s cloud computing service failed on Tuesday, more than half of the internet’s top 100 e-commerce websites were affected.
Which site didn’t get burned? Amazon.com, of course.
The AWS S3 cloud computing service backs more than 150,000 websites, so the disruption left a wide swath of the web in shambles — with S&P 500 companies losing an estimated $150 to $160 million as a result, Business Insider reports.
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E-commerce sites really felt the burn, with the websites for retailers like Express and Lululemon down completely while load times for the