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Disappearing Net Names Hint at Amazon Data Center Expansion

www.wired.com
Amazon’s Data Empire: Existing data centers are in blue, possible expansions in yellow Amazon may be expanding the worldwide network of data centers underpinning its massively popular cloud service, adding new facilities in Hong Kong and Sydney, according to clues hidden in a handful of obscure internet records. The...
Disappearing Net Names Hint at Amazon Data Center Expansion

Building Amazon cloud apps that span the world is now much easier

arstechnica.com
Amazon's cloud division has rolled out a new feature that makes it easier to build applications that span the globe. Specifically, Elastic Block Store snapshots can now more easily be copied from one Amazon data center to another. In the future, Amazon will provide a similar feature for virtual...
Building Amazon cloud apps that span the world is now much easier
VMware will hate this: Amazon slashes cloud prices up to 28 percent
Amazon Blames Generators for Blackout that Crushed Netflix
Amazon’s Secretive Cloud Carries 1 Percent of the Internet

Basho's Amazon S3 Compatibility Gets Potent Boost With Replication Capabilities For Riak Cloud Storage

techcrunch.com
Basho Technologies Riak Cloud Storage (Riak CS) now can be replicated across multiple data centers.The new capability, combined with its existing AWS S3 compatibility, gives a potent boost to the fast growing distributed storage service. Replication with Riak CS means that a customer can spread their stored data across multiple data...
Basho's Amazon S3 Compatibility Gets Potent Boost With Replication Capabilities For Riak Cloud Storage
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Amazon EC2 data center failure affects Netflix, Instagram

www.electronista.com
Netflix, Instagram, and other web services were hit by an Amazon Web Services outage. Historic thunderstorms in Northern Virginia caused power outages for Amazon data center in the region, forcing services depending on EC2 from it to be severely affected, with Netflix in particular suffering considerable amounts of downtime.......
Amazon EC2 data center failure affects Netflix, Instagram

Basho arms would-be Amazon killers with AWS-compatible storage

gigaom.com
For cloud providers that want to compete with Amazon’s storage product but don’t want to set up an S3 sandbox for customers, Basho’s latest product can help The Cambridge, Mass. startup is now offering RiakCS cloud-based storage services as an option for infrastructure-as-a-service companies and other cloud providers that want to be...
Basho arms would-be Amazon killers with AWS-compatible storage

Just how big is the Amazon cloud anyway?

gigaom.com
Everyone knows Amazon’s cloud is huge. But many want to know exactly how huge it is. The latest to try is Deepfield Networks, a stealthy startup that worked with unnamed “network provider research” partners to figure out how much Internet traffic flows into and out of Amazon’s cloud. It found...
Just how big is the Amazon cloud anyway?

Cloud-based Amazon data warehouse now available

www.computerworld.com
Amazon Web Services has made available to all users its cloud-based data warehouse Redshift, which it pitches as a lower-cost alternative to on-premise deployments....
Cloud-based Amazon data warehouse now available

Microsoft's Azure Cloud Service Experiences a Bump in Europe Overnight

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Apparently bad days in the cloud aren’t limited to Amazon. Microsoft confirmed that its Windows Azure service experienced some outages in Europe during what were the early morning hours in the US. At 11:09 UTC or about 7:09 New York time, confirmed on its Windows Azure status page that its...
Microsoft's Azure Cloud Service Experiences a Bump in Europe Overnight
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Amazon Expands Data Center Empire Into Australia

Friday’s storms raise questions about safety of cloud computing

www.washingtonpost.com
Storm-related outages at an Amazon data center in Ashburn prompted some congressional officials on Monday to question whether the federal government is moving too swiftly to put important data on private-sector cloud computing servers. Read full article >>...
Friday’s storms raise questions about safety of cloud computing
(Real) Storm Crushes Amazon Cloud, Knocks out Netflix, Pinterest, Instagram

Weekend Lightning Stung Amazon and Instagram Right Where It Hurt

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Friday night’s severe lightning storm that knocked out power to millions of people on the East Coast, killed several people and disrupted service at an Amazon data center in Northern Virginia did so by hitting the cloud giant in a tender spot. In a statement issued today, the Amazon explained...
Weekend Lightning Stung Amazon and Instagram Right Where It Hurt
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