Monday, 29 October 2012

[TechRepublic] The Amazon Web Service outage: Step by step

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The Amazon Web Service outage: Step by step

Major sites were knocked offline when Amazon's Web Service suffered an outage on Monday. Thoran Rodrigues breaks down what it means to those using AWS and how they should proceed with planning and compensation. Read more

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Anatomy of an SLA: Compensation when things go wrong

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