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Amazon explains how heavy storms caused outages for Netflix, Instagram, and more

Flooded NY data centers survive Sandy on generator power, fuel deliveries

arstechnica.com
The post-hurricane situation for data centers in New York City looked pretty dire Tuesday. Power outages, flooding, and damage to fuel tanks had websites going offline and server hosting companies warning customers to shut down servers. But with generators, fuel deliveries, and a lot of patience, several hosting companies have...
Flooded NY data centers survive Sandy on generator power, fuel deliveries

How Did Google Do In 2012? $50 Billion Of Revenue, Says An "Incredibly Excited" Larry Page

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"Not a bad achievement in just a decade and a half," said the CEO. His voice may have sounded a little croaky, but the message Larry Page was conveying was that Google is in rude health. The CEO was making a conference call to mark the firm's Q4 results,...
How Did Google Do In 2012? $50 Billion Of Revenue, Says An "Incredibly Excited" Larry Page
Video shows how Hurricane Sandy methodically demolished East Coast web connectivity [video]
Data Centers: Animation: Hurricane Sandy Wipes Out 10 Percent of New York Internet
Superstorm Sandy wreaks havoc on internet infrastructure

Amazon issues statement following last weekend’s outage

www.geekwire.com
Amazon Web Services offered a few more details on the outage that struck its Northern Virginia data center over the weekend, an outage that knocked popular services such as Netflix and Instagram offline. Here’s the statement that Amazon issued Monday: Severe thunderstorms caused us to lose primary and backup generator...
Amazon issues statement following last weekend’s outage

Time-lapse map shows internet outages as Hurricane Sandy makes landfall (video)

www.engadget.com
It's no secret that Hurricane Sandy has worked a number on communications infrastructure, but now a time-lapse video created by Renesys gives us a clearer picture of when and where internet outages occurred as the storm made landfall. Green squares on the map above indicate that 99.95 percent of...
Time-lapse map shows internet outages as Hurricane Sandy makes landfall (video)
Hurricane Sandy: What Will It Take To Get You To Move To The Damn Cloud?
Hurricane Sandy takes data centers offline with flooding, power outages

Massive Flooding Damages Several NYC Data Centers

www.datacenterknowledge.com
Flooding from Hurricane Sandy has hobbled two data center buildings in Lower Manhattan, taking out diesel fuel pumps used to refuel generators. There were also reports of outages for some tenants at a major data hub at 111 8th Avenue, and many other New York area facilities were running on...
Massive Flooding Damages Several NYC Data Centers

Storm forces Internet hubs to run on generator power

www.computerworld.com
Two monolithic buildings in lower Manhattan that serve as major network hubs for the U.S. are operating on generator power, thanks to Hurricane Sandy....
Storm forces Internet hubs to run on generator power

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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