Amazon Experiences Database Disruption On Sunday Morning, 9/20, That Affected Netflix and Pocket

Amazon Web Services experienced database-related service disruptions on Sunday morning that affected customers that included Netflix, Medium, Pocket, Tinder and Buffer. The problem apparently originated from the US-East data center in Ashburn, Virginia and continued past noon EST. The service disruption, which affected DynamoDB, CloudWatch and Cognito, was fully resolved as of Sunday evening.