Amazon Web Services, fresh off an outage that brought down big-name sites such as Reddit and Imgur, today announced an 18 per cent price reduction for its virtual machines
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Amazon Web Services has almost fully recovered from a more than 12-hour event that appears to have started by only impacting a small number of customers but quickly snowballed into a larger issue that took down major sites including Reddit, Imgur and others yesterday.
The hack of Sony's PlayStation Network in April this year was launched from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing platform. But Amazon is keen to emphasise that it has procedures in place to reduce the likelihood of it happening again.