Amazon Web Services Experiences Another Outage Due To East Coast Storms

On Friday, Amazon Web Services experienced its second outage in less than a month due to power failures caused by thunderstorms in Virginia. Amazon Web Services products that were affected by the outage included the Elastic Cloud Compute, Relational Database Service and Elastic Beanstalk. The outage began around 840 PM PDT on Friday. Most services were recovered by Saturday afternoon. Companies affected by the outage included Instagram, Pinterest, Netflix and Heroku. Friday’s storms left millions of people across the Eastern United States without power.

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