Amazon EC2 Recovers After Brief Downtime

Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service is back online after a brief outage earlier this morning that affected customers in its US-East region. “Between 2:22 AM and 2:43 AM PST internet connectivity was impaired in the US-EAST-1 region,” Amazon reported. “Full connectivity has been restored. The service is operating normally.” The incident also impacted DNS resolution for Amazon Virtual P{rivate Cloud customers. For more, see the Amazon’s Service Health Dashboard and a thread on Hacker News.

Get Daily Email News from DCK!
Subscribe now and get our special report, "The World's Most Unique Data Centers."

Enter your email to receive messages about offerings by Penton, its brands, affiliates and/or third-party partners, consistent with Penton's Privacy Policy.

About the Author

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

Add Your Comments

  • (will not be published)