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Many AWS Sites Recover, Some Face Longer Wait

As the performance problems with the Amazon cloud platform enter a second day, Amazon says it has isolated the issues to a single availability zone. As the Amazon team continues to work to restore the remaining services, many AWS customers that were offline Thursday have managed to get their sites up and running. Read More

Major Amazon Outage Ripples Across Web

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When a busy cloud computing platform crashes, the impact is felt widely. That’s the case with today’s extended outage for Amazon Web Services, which is battling latency issues at one of its northern Virginia data centers. Many high-profile AWS customers are either down or reporting problems. Read More

Are There Tax Breaks in The Cloud?

Can reserved instances on cloud computing platforms be treated as physical servers for tax purposes. An interesting discussion has emerged around the topic, prompted by Netflix’s use of the EC2 service. Read More

Cloud News: Amazon, EU Cloud, Internap

Amazon Web Services (AWS) launches Elastic Beanstalk platform-as-a-service, European Union offers new report on cloud computing for government, Internap (INAP) introduces cloud storage service. Read More

Strong Growth for Amazon EC2 in Ireland

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Netcraft says the number of web servers based in Ireland has soared since Amazon opened an EC2 data center in Dublin, illustrating how cloud computing is making it easier for companies to extend their reach internationally. Read More

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