On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, many people found that their smart phone applications were no longer working properly, many web sites were down and the Internet in general just seemed broken. This is what happens when AWS, the largest Cloud provider, experiences a “service disruption.”
Dev9's Director of Cloud Services, Brian Guy, wrote an indepth analysis of the event for Geekwire. In the article, Brian explains what happened and offers possible solutions to helps organizations minimize risks.
About the Author: Brian Guy is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Solutions Architect at the Professional level, Amazon’s highest level of technical certification. He is Practice Director of Cloud Services for Dev9, a custom software development firm focused on Cloud services. Brian was previously an Enterprise Solutions Architect at AWS. Brian has been an AWS user since 2008 and holds an MBA in Technology Management from the University of Washington.
You may also be interested in watching the video from our recent seminar: "High Availability in AWS (And How Syndey Users Survived the Recent AWS Outage)."
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