Amazon’s US customers need patience in Christmas shopping on Tuesday. How was the reason for that The New York Times reported, A failure AWS Cloud services. According to the report, Amazon logistics centers across the United States had to shut down operations on Tuesday because logistics processes from the AWS cloud would no longer work.
Of AWSHowever, the failure was not only caused by Amazon, but also by many companies in the United States, such as the Associated Press (AB) news agency or the McDonald’s processor. US-Website Downtector. That was the case with Delta Airlines AWS– Based booking system. For example, in Toyota in the United States, sales services no longer work. Consumers also reported problems with Rumba vacuum cleaners, Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa, and Amazon’s security cameras. The ticket master announced that the advance sale of tickets for singer Adele’s tour had been delayed. In the greater New York area, the use of the MTA traffic operator also failed, leading to disruptions. In total, Downtector reported more than 24,000 faults related to AWS malfunction.
In addition, not only the east coast of the United States, but also Canada seems to be affected. So the Canadian news site uses about Global News According to the Canadian Federal Government AWS– Services. But popular services such as streaming services such as Netflix and Disney +, messaging platform Slog, digital wallet service Venmo, voice processor Deolingo or stock trading service Robinhood have also been affected, according to Global News. It also hit news websites such as the Globe and Mail.
Amazon failed at an imaginary unfavorable time because for the online retailer, the Christmas business is one of the best-selling seasons of the year. According to the American media, the company’s online sales are gradually increasing every day as Christmas approaches. In addition, chaotic conditions were observed in the logistics centers. According to the New York Times, employees on Facebook and other forums said their bosses sent them to lunch an hour earlier in the hope that problems would be resolved by their return. Others told their superiors to clear the floors or give unpaid leave to those who wanted to leave sooner. Many said they waited in the break room and it was cold.
For many users in the United States, a culprit was soon found: they suspected – in view of the tensions between US President Biden and Russian President Putin – a large-scale cyber attack in Russia. On the AW side, the final explanation for the failure has not yet come. There are two attempts to explain this on the Internet: First, there is talk AWS I had problems with the power supply units, which led to the failure. Second, it said the failure may have been caused by problems with the API. The incident is said to have occurred at the AWS data center us-east-1. It is Amazon’s largest data center on the east coast of the United States.
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