Category: Cloud

Cloudy Day

To some I’m sure that March 1st felt like April 1st. Really, that couldn’t be happening? Amazon’s S3 (Simple Storage Service) went down in their Eastern Region (Ok, it just had “high error rates”). But there are a couple of lessons to be learned from this. First, it seems nobody is listening to me. Cloud services…

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Rumbling Clouds

I’ve written several times about “cloud” availability/reliability. A recent article on Microsoft’s outlook.com service brought this back to my attention. This is Microsoft’s free service so there’s not really a lot of room to complain. This discussion is to compare the cloud solution to a self-hosted solution. Microsoft has a status page which was getting updated regularly which is good…

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