A major malfunction hits the Amazon service in the United States


A major malfunction hits the Amazon service in the United States

Thursday – 11 Rabi Al Thani 1442 AH – 26 November 2020 AD

California: “Middle East Online”

Amazon Web Service (AWS), a subsidiary of the giant “Amazon”, specializing in cloud computing services adapted to the needs of companies and individuals, suffered a technical failure yesterday (Wednesday), according to a post on its website.
The problem, which was reported at 17:52 GMT, is plaguing many companies that rely on AWS’s Internet services.
AWS indicated in an updated post on its website that it had noticed “improvements” as it sought to solve the problem within “a few hours”.
A spokesperson for “Amazon” had previously told AFP that the problem stemmed from “Kinesis”, the real-time data transmission service that had witnessed “an increase in the rate of errors … which affected other services of AWS”.
According to some media, the New York subway was affected by this problem as well.
And CNBC reported that Adobe was affected by the malfunction, but not “Apple” and “Slack.”
“It is impossible for customers to write down or read data on Kinesis,” the AWS publication said. The company did not clarify if this holiday affects countries other than the United States.
AWS indicates on its website that it offers “more than 175 complete services from data centers around the world” and that “millions of customers, including startups from the most dynamic in the world and large groups and federal agencies, use AWS. S) to reduce costs and accelerate innovation. “




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