said by b10010011:
Even worse a local accounting firm that fell hook line and sinker for cloud services was crippled for three days when Amazon's cloud went down.
They learned their lesson the hard way and have since abandoned all could based services.
"Amazon's cloud went down" is an ignorant and blatant lie.
Amazon Web Services has more than 30 different and separate services. I can guarantee on the life of your children and parents that the whole Amazon "cloud" DID NOT go down.
Amazon Web Services provides all the tools necessary to create a highly available, redundant and secure infrastructure that can continue to function if there's an outage in a specific datacenter, availability zone, geographic region or a continent.
If somebody is using AWS and they experienced an outage, it's their own damm fault for not following best-practices in creating a reliable and redundant setup.
If some idiot jumped from a plane with a single parachute, no backup and died, do you blame the whole skydiving industry for the actions of that idiot even though everybody told him to pack a backup?--
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