It’s time for another round of lame Internet outage jokes. Can’t get on Reddit? Great, go back to work. Couldn’t solve your hotel problems with Airbnb yesterday? Maybe it’s a sign you would be more rested after a staycation.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is so pervasive that even a minor hiccup, which is pretty much what we saw on Monday afternoon, causes a whole lot of our connected lives to have bouts of bad breathing. This turn causes the inevitable hand-wringing across the service industry. But as in the past, I hope sanity reigns.