Reddit Foursquare And Other Sites Go Down Due To Amazon Crash [Headlines]

Reddit Foursquare And Other Sites Go Down Due To Amazon Crash [Headlines]
technology

A number of websites and Internet services crashed or had limited availability Thursday because of problems at a data center run by Amazon.com.

Dan Gould
  • 21 april 2011

The AP reports:

Scores of websites and Internet services like Foursquare and Reddit crashed or had limited availability Thursday because of problems at a data center run by Amazon.com.

The problems revealed widespread reliance on Amazon Web Services, which rents out computers and data storage on a self-service basis over the Internet.

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