Cloudbursting: "An application hosting model which combines existing corporate infrastructure with new, cloud-based infrastructure to create a powerful, highly scalable application hosting environment."
Amazon has launched Elastic Block Services (EBS), adding persistent storage capabilities to its cloud computing service, expanding the utility and potential uses of Amazon's platform.
Amazon (AMZN) has issued a detailed timeline and explanation of last Sunday's lengthy outage for its S3 utility storage service.
Amazon reports that an issue with a load balancer caused a small number of S3 customers to experienced file corruption when using MD5.
After an outage Friday, Amazon.com had intermittent performance problems Monday.
Amazon.com's main web site experienced downtime this afternoon, with the company saying it is "investigating an issue."
Some web services on Amazon's utility computing platform were briefly disrupted Wednesday when severe weather caused a grid power outage at a data center.
Amazon (AMZN) today introduced High-CPU services on its EC2 utility computing platform, offering additional horsepower for customers with "compute-intensive" applications.
The Amazon (AMZN) utility computing service now consumes far more bandwidth than the company's renowned online stores.
Sun Microsystems, Inc. (JAVA) today said its OpenSolaris Operating System (OS) will be available on Amazon (AMZN).