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AWS cloud outage brings down instagram vine more
2013-08-26 08:48:46

Amazon’s Web Services (AWS) experienced an outage yesterday, taking down some of the web’s most popular sites, including Airbnb, Instagram and Vine.

2008-08-21 03:00:21

Amazon Web Services LLC, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), today launched the Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS), a new persistent storage feature for the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2).

Word of the Day
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.