Amazon S3 Cloud service is down. Yes you read it right! Amazon S3 Outage has created massive chaos around the Internet. Some widely known website are partially or fully broken because of high error rates with S3 in US-EAST-1.
As per the AWS Health Dashboard , Latest update reads , “We are seeing recovery for S3 object retrievals, listing and deletions. We continue to work on recovery for adding new objects to S3 and expect to start seeing improved error rates within the hour.” Some most affected websites include Quora, Giphy and many more.
According to data provided by SimilarTech , S3 cloud service is used by around 148,213 websites, and 121,761 unique domains. These numbers are < 1% of Global websites, Yet the massive effect of breakdown shows dependency of AWS over the Internet.
As soon as the service affected by some unknown or undisclosed reason, twitter user can’t stop trolling the cloud service. Let’s have look at some hilarious trolls.
- Well This is not at all Fine!
Amazon S3 is down and the internet is burning pic.twitter.com/PZ6sU54UK6
— Donovan McDabb (@govinbhai) February 28, 2017
- So today is 1 in 100B Days!
Amazon S3 guarantees 99.999999999% performance….So going down today was a 1 in 100 Billion chance. Can we all just take a moment…. pic.twitter.com/FM2wDzLVzQ
— Nicole Ponder (@nicoleEponder) February 28, 2017
- AMAZON Did you plugged-In ?
— Ryan (@ryanropero) February 28, 2017
- AmaGONE ? Well We Hope Not !
— Janei Rossi (@ReinShai) February 28, 2017
We hope Issue will be solved soon. But folks It’s not myth that, “There is no Cloud. It’s just someone else’s Computer!” 😉
Update at 1:12 PM PST: S3 object retrieval, listing and deletion are fully recovered now. We are still working to recover normal operations for adding new objects to S3.
Update at 2:08 PM PST: As of 1:49 PM PST, we are fully recovered for operations for adding new objects in S3, which was our last operation showing a high error rate. The Amazon S3 service is operating normally.
Cheers to Amazon! AWS S3 Service is back to normal operation after few hours of High Error Rate!