Outages and Downtime

Microsoft Probes Cause of Global Web Outage

The disruption affected user access to a range of the tech giant’s online services for more than 16 hours, in some cases. Also unclear is how or if the outages were related to a simultaneous problem with Azure cloud. Read More

Microsoft Azure Storage Issues Caused by Two Incidents

Microsoft said Thursday morning that it has restored Azure services affected by a storage incident that disrupted services in 26 of the public cloud’s 28 regions, according to its status page. Azure lists two separate incidents on its status history page, the global one beginning at 22:42 UTC on Wednesday… Read More

How to Survive an AWS Outage

One of the biggest questions following Amazon’s cloud meltdown last week was whether you can use the world’s biggest cloud provider and still avoid downtime when the provider has a major outage – a common if infrequent occurrence. Read More

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