Hey, Mom! Talking to My Mother #617 - Amazon Outage 1702.28
Hi Mom, So this post will appeal to probably almost none of my regular readers, including you, Mom, who would not be interested in it at all but my feign interest to be sweet to me.
Also, I want a quick re-post today because I want to spend some time this morning editing old content and writing new and original content for days to come.
But as you know, I am studying computer science, and so I am pretty interested in all things related to this field.
So when the Internet is "broken" on the last day of February, I take notice. And then, I found this article in searching, and expand my knowledge.
I am very interested in server farms. And so a big "service interruption" gets my notice, and when I searched, the Geekwire article came up first, so I copied it her for re-posting with due credit.
So not only do I find a new site -- Geekwire -- but I also make a few remarks about other sites with some light research (to follow). But the whole article is like a plan for learning for me. For instance, I am interested to learn about the difference (as the article describes) between file storage, block storage, and object storage.
So, reader, here's an article I want to dig into and learn from. Mom, Thanks for listening.
This article comes from Geekwire, which is a pretty cool site and one that's frequently featured on Techmeme, which is tech news feed aggregator. I also really like Ars Technica and Gizmodo, though the latter is more focused on design, technology, science and science fiction with an emphasis on politics. Gizmodo has an off-branch called io9, which I have loaded in my rss reader and follow somewhat regularly as it focuses more on science fiction and futurism with a stronger relationship to politics.
Ars Technica features news and reviews, about computer hardware and software, science, technology policy, and video games. It is owned by Condé Nast Publications. Condé Nast purchased the site, along with two others, for $25 million and added it to the company's Wired Digital group, which also includes Wired (Wikipedia).
Gizmodo is owned by Gawker Media, and it's just easier to put the Wikipedia entry here if only for my own future reference.
FROM WIKIPEDIA: Gawker Media LLC (formerly Blogwire, Inc. and Gawker Media, Inc.) was an online media company and blog network.
But this article is from Geekwire, which has not been snatched up by a conglomerate (yet) and emphasizes news about startups.
from - http://www.geekwire.com/2017/analysis-rethinking-cloud-architecture-outage-amazon-web-services/
Analysis: Rethinking cloud architecture after the outage of Amazon Web Services
What Is the AWS Well-Architected Framework and Why Does It Matter?
What is Amazon S3?
Why Did So Many Things Break When Just Object Storage Had a Problem?
Why Weren’t Some Sites and Applications Impacted?
What Happened? What Caused This Rare S3 Outage?
High Availability and All Those Nines
S3 in Multiple Regions as a Best Practice
S3 as a SPOF Problem
Option 1: Do Nothing; It’s Good Enough
Option 2: Multi-Region S3 and DNS with Health Checks
Option 3: Select a Lower Risk Region
Reflect and connect.
Have someone give you a kiss, and tell you that I love you.
I miss you so very much, Mom.
Talk to you tomorrow, Mom.
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