I was disconnected from the internet this weekend and one of my developer friends said AWS was out in the East Coast and I couldn’t find much on the outage.
Here is one post.
Amazon Cloud Services Down, Netflix, Other Sites Unreachable
Given the amount of outages in East Coast AWS we have chosen to try and use AWS West and our clients are more on the west coast.
We’ll see what AWS outages look like in 2014 vs. 2013. Here is an slideshare analyzing past AWS outages. And the conclusion is most outage are caused by process issues.