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Amazon's Cloud #fail is a wakeup call

Apr 23, 2011, 23:00 (6 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"Amazon has been the poster child for everything that is good, right and holy about the cloud. "For years, Amazon has been suggesting that their elastic cloud (leveraging Linux as the underlying OS) had the ability to scale to meet demand. The general idea was supposed to be massive scalability without any single point of failure.

"Apparently that wasn't the case and there was a single point of failure."

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