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Disruption in Amazon’s cloud service ripples through internet

Disruption in Amazon’s cloud service ripples through internet

By Jeffrey Dastin

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Some web surfers on Tuesday experienced glitches on media outlets and other sites whose data is hosted by Amazon.com Inc’s <AMZN.O> popular cloud business, which Amazon said suffered a technical disruption.

The technology company’s simple storage service, known as Amazon S3, experienced “high error rates” that rippled throughout its various cloud services, Amazon said in an online posting. As of early afternoon Pacific Time, the company said several features had fully recovered, and it was working to return to normal operations.

The disruption had an immediate impact, underscoring the increasing dependency of companies on the cloud for cheap and secure data storage. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s biggest cloud business.

Apple Inc <AAPL.O> on its website reported issues with its app store, music-streaming service and other products. The iPhone-maker did not immediately comment on the cause, but it previously has said it uses Amazon S3 for some storage.

Nilay Patel,‏ editor-in-chief of tech website The Verge, said on Twitter that an article “published without an image because our image system runs on AWS.” Messaging startup Slack Technologies Inc said users may have had difficulty uploading files, among other issues, due to its hosting service, according to posts on Twitter.

Disruptions have been rare because Amazon has many redundant systems in place, said Gene Munster, head of research for Loup Ventures.

“It’s a temporary black eye from a customer standpoint,” he said, noting that Amazon’s customers will not go through the hassle of switching to a competing cloud service because of a one-time event.

AWS is a large, fast-growing source of revenue for Amazon. It has helped transform the retailer, once known simply for selling books online, into a technology platform.

An AWS spokeswoman did not immediately comment on the suspected cause of the problem.

(Additional reporting by Subrat Patnaik in Bengaluru; and Stephen Nellis in San Francisco; Editing by David Gregorio)

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Carolyn Boone: That is so wrong he should be released immediately
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Joseph Bourgeois: She is simply covering her own ass for her wrongfully prosecuting the wrong person. She made a mistake, but because of her actions now, she should be disbarred and sued. How can anyone be so dispicable?
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Joanne Campbell Mathes: I hope they let the man go free because it is horrible to keep it innocent person in jail the prosecutor needs to be in prison and see how it feels apparently she's Innocent but she's not innocent enough to keep an innocent man in jail needs to go herself and let him out
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Valarie H. Davis: Once The System has you, they won't admit their mistake or laziness. Hope the guy contacts the Innocents Project.
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Nancy Primm Lester: Unbelievable, some people can never admit a mistake! Let him out- poor guy!
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Delroy Cunningham: Let's not do this
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Micha Jäkel Caldwell: Disgusting
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Jeramey Ortega: thats messed up ill pray 4 that poor guy
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Marty Heiss: This information should be spread and the public made aware of her ambitions. Hopefully keeping her from getting the job she supposedly will be seeking. We need integrity, not somebody that is willing to let someone rot in prison for their own ambitions!
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Ron Gettler: If he was black he'd have been walking free a long time ago. Sorry, but that's the truth!
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Robin McClanahan Vandyke: They need to put her in there. Let her see how prison life feels
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Michael S. Miller: People like her are the reason I believe that torture is sometimes justified as a form of punishment.  
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Michael S. Miller: People like her are the reason I believe that torture is sometimes justified as a form of punishment.  
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Linda Patrick: Prosecutor is going on Technicalities to keep an innocent man in jail..SHE SHOULD HAVE TO PULL THIRTY YEARS
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Michael S. Miller: She should be punished in a way consistent with a country who's justice system is not bound by the Geneva Convention.  
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Michael S. Miller: She should be punished in a way consistent with a country who's justice system is not bound by the Geneva Convention.  
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David Garcia: That's sounds just like the late Supreme Court Justice Scalia. He wrote that a person sentenced to die should have his execution carried out, even if later found to be innocent, because he was found quilty by a jury of his peers.
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Michael S. Miller: Scalia never said that. You are full of shit.  
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David Garcia: Sure  
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David Garcia: Mere factual innocence is no reason not to carry out a death sentence properly reached"? What is there more than "factual innocence" to establish? In what circumstances can a person be factually innocent but "guilty enough" to be executed? Scalia wrote: Once a jury has found a defendant guilty they can be executed, even if they later produce proof that they're actually innocent.  
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Michael S. Miller: Scalia never said that. You are full of shit.  
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David Garcia: Sure  
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David Garcia: Mere factual innocence is no reason not to carry out a death sentence properly reached"? What is there more than "factual innocence" to establish? In what circumstances can a person be factually innocent but "guilty enough" to be executed? Scalia wrote: Once a jury has found a defendant guilty they can be executed, even if they later produce proof that they're actually innocent.  
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USA Herald: Gents: politics aside please. Leo direly needs your help and we are committed to covering this case all the way. He is indigent and his family does not have the means to fight this case, i.e. his lawyer is working pro bono. Please sign/contibute/share, even if it is $5. We are promoting this story all of FB/Instagram/Google Display and need your help. https://www.change.org/p/brian-haas-state-attorney-10th-judicial-court-stop-prosecuting-leo-schofield-for-a-crime-he-did-not-commit https://www.gofundme.com/dvcvd-help-free-leo All money raised is going to spreading this story across all social media. Thank you for supporting Leo and helping to right this terrible injustice. Please spread this story to as many people as possible. The more people that get involved the greater the chance that justice will be served here.  
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Johnnie Sue Jarnigan-Jennings: I do not believe in the justice system. There are to much corruption.
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Mark Smith: Ever since the O.J. debacle. The blindfold has been removed from Lady Justice.. Casey Anthony is another example.  
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Mark Smith: Ever since the O.J. debacle. The blindfold has been removed from Lady Justice.. Casey Anthony is another example.  
Posted ON : 03/06/2017
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Bibz Priori: Just messed up (to put it nicely).
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Nina Soto Troy Goodwin: They need a new state attorney to handle this case she has become incompetent
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Edward Waizenhofer: She is not the State Attorney..Only works for the state.  
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Edward Waizenhofer: She is not the State Attorney..Only works for the state.  
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Max Maya: She must be a professional Republikan....
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Edward Waizenhofer: Did you spend all day thinking that one up.  
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Edward Waizenhofer: Did you spend all day thinking that one up.  
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Jay N Felicia: I meet Mr.Schofield before and he is a very Good Man .
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William Marquez: Piece of garbage ass prosecutor I wish they'd throw his ass in jail so all the inmates he put in there can butt rape his ass..
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Trevor Hotz: What got me was they pointed out the actual killer confessed to his cell mate. That man will forever have to be in a segregated unit for fear of being labeled a snitch. Sometimes the press should leave out details if it may put another persons safety at risk
Posted ON : 03/07/2017
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Ken George: Bullcrap
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Doug Thatcher: Based on Scott's confession, history and most importantly his fingerprints at the crime scene, Schofield should get a new trial at least. Someone needs to explain those fingerprints at a place where they could only have one reason for them being there!
Posted ON : 03/08/2017
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Yendry Vega: Why the fuck the rich don't get punished look at that mother fucker from wellsfargo
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Yendry Vega: He forces people to steal them he fires everyone and nothing happens to he steal got to keep the money and that's bullshit this is no justice where are the riots
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Yendry Vega: Let's riot to n every city at the same time the government can't beat us and solders will join us because Thier family soldiers won't kill Thier family they will defect I think that's what it will take or maybe we need to march to the White House and pentagon and kill every single government agent everyone that's what it all take some crazy shit like that besides owned by the king and queen they never beat the red coats cause if that did America wouldn't pay any money but they did that means we lost but history book say we one bullshit
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Adam Brashear: This is the exact problem with the state side in court proceedings, if they don't win, they keep dragging your ass back to court for a second and third bite at the Apple . When they convict the wrong person the state's office is to greedy for convictions to admit there wrong. Plus the state gets no penalty for screwing up. All I can say about that kind of thinking is be ready for the pitchforks at the door.
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Pearl Whatmore: Crazy let the man go free, she should be ashamed of herself
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David Greenhood: This is FLORIDA fer Christ's sake. ANYTHING goes down there. The crazies took over there long ago. Second only to Texas for crazies.
Posted ON : 03/08/2017
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Donald H. Wytupeck: Just kill Democrats that's what you do the Clinton cartel
Posted ON : 03/09/2017
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Alice Chadegani: Ron Gettler get your mind out of the past. You are tunnel visualed. You probably have no FACTS about this case. You and many lot commentots have not a clue to the case. Shame on you, you are very miseducated.
Posted ON : 03/09/2017
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Jim Butler: Just another crooked rep member of fla just like Scott bribe taker and crooked or core put in by tea party and Yankees whom have come to my state
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Paul Dillard: Come On Now! Seriously! Say It ain't so! Really! This Is got 2b A mistake! A joke! Fake News! But! I guess If A company want 2 give money 2 America's enemies.. I guess they're really not Americans.. But It wouldn't surprise me one bit..
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Glen Thornbury: Publix backed Hillary too!
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Davo Ara: Shame on you publix!!!!
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Diane Clifford: I shop my local Publix. But understand most of what the inspection covers is in the back of the house, the shoppers don't see that part of the store. But having worked at one of their stores for about a year I'd be real surprised if this was true. We kept our bakery spotless. Our manager was fierce about cleanliness. I know Florida has bugs, but in a year at that store I never saw one, ever. Not even a dead one.
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Ruth Morgan VanDuyne: Im with u i have been w my store for 18 years n they have orca on speed dial 24/7 to make sure stores are clean n they use those big floor scrubbers nightly.  
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Diane Clifford: I hear you. Also we sanitized everything. I mean EVERYTHING including the floor drains!! That helps to keep bugs out. We had pest control in our store every 4 weeks. We were constantly cleaning. Our pest man told me once he loves going to Publix because we were always so clean. So unless Tampa is the huge exception I'm inclined to believe that this is fake  
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Ruth Morgan VanDuyne: Im with u i have been w my store for 18 years n they have orca on speed dial 24/7 to make sure stores are clean n they use those big floor scrubbers nightly.  
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Diane Clifford: I hear you. Also we sanitized everything. I mean EVERYTHING including the floor drains!! That helps to keep bugs out. We had pest control in our store every 4 weeks. We were constantly cleaning. Our pest man told me once he loves going to Publix because we were always so clean. So unless Tampa is the huge exception I'm inclined to believe that this is fake  
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Ruth Morgan VanDuyne: Im with u i have been w my store for 18 years n they have orca on speed dial 24/7 to make sure stores are clean n they use those big floor scrubbers nightly.  
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Diane Clifford: I hear you. Also we sanitized everything. I mean EVERYTHING including the floor drains!! That helps to keep bugs out. We had pest control in our store every 4 weeks. We were constantly cleaning. Our pest man told me once he loves going to Publix because we were always so clean. So unless Tampa is the huge exception I'm inclined to believe that this is fake  
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Ruth Morgan VanDuyne: Im with u i have been w my store for 18 years n they have orca on speed dial 24/7 to make sure stores are clean n they use those big floor scrubbers nightly.  
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Diane Clifford: I hear you. Also we sanitized everything. I mean EVERYTHING including the floor drains!! That helps to keep bugs out. We had pest control in our store every 4 weeks. We were constantly cleaning. Our pest man told me once he loves going to Publix because we were always so clean. So unless Tampa is the huge exception I'm inclined to believe that this is fake  
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Debbie Miller Parks: oh my
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Michael Stone:
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Don Oaks: I don't know Putnam. Or what he all about. I know Publix are high are food price. I know people keep tell me. Good place to work.
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Robert Gignac: You are supporting the hate from the corrupt government that wants their corruption to continue unabated. You also want the Washington cess pool that's been in place for decades?
Posted ON : 03/05/2017