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Amazon failure drags into second day

4 years ago April 22, 2011 Apr 22, 2011 Friday, April 22 2011 Friday, April 22, 2011 9:41:20 AM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW YORK - Amazon.com continues to struggle to restore computers used by other major websites such as Reddit as an outage stretched beyond 24 hours.

Though better known for selling books, DVDs and other consumer goods, Amazon also rents out space on huge computer servers that run many websites and other online services.

The problems began at an Amazon data center near Dulles Airport outside Washington early Thursday.

On Friday morning, Amazon's status page said the recovery effort was making progress, but it
couldn't say when all affected computers would be restored.

Most of the sites that were brought down by the outage on Thursday were back up on Friday, but news-sharing site Reddit was still in "emergency read-only mode," and smaller sites were still
reporting trouble.

 

 

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