Amazon Web Services

  • Instagram, Vine, other websites using Amazon Web Services go down 26-08-2013 06:17 AM

    New York: Amazon's unit that runs Web servers for other companies had problems Sunday that coincided with outages or slowdowns on several popular websites. AirBnB says its site was one of those affected. Other services that were slow or unavailable included Instagram and Twitter's Vine video-sharing application. Online home rental...
  • Amazon issues credits, apology for Web outage 30-04-2011 10:48 AM

    Boston: Amazon.com Inc apologised to customers for an outage at its Web hosting business that caused some websites to crash, saying it would credit them for their inconvenience. Although Amazon.com is best known as one of the world's biggest shopping sites, it is also one of the largest provider of...
  • Amazon failure takes down sites across Internet 22-04-2011 06:27 AM

    New York: Major websites including Foursquare and Reddit crashed or suffered slowdowns Thursday after technical problems rattled Amazon.com's widely used Web servers, frustrating millions of people who couldn't access their favorite sites. Though better known for selling books, DVDs and other consumer goods, Amazon also rents out space on huge...