They just did. Google followed in AWS footsteps and let a portion of their key services to go down. Google products – YouTube, Google Image Search, Google Analytics and the whole Google Workspace package (Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Sheets, Docs, Slides and others) were inaccessible globally.
Kubernetes recently announced that it’s deprecating Docker as a container runtime after v1.20. But this announcement is more of a viral headline than a real revolution.
Our beloved products from Adobe, Roku, Spotify, and Flickr went down together with AWS. Our hearts go out to these companies and their users. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is having a major outage today. Widely utilized services like Amazon API Gateway, Lambda, DynamoDB, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, CloudFormation, Autoscaling, Athena and others were affected.
“Multi-cloud is the worst practice” – is it, really? Earlier in August, Last Week In AWS published an interesting and insightful article written by Corey Quinn, the Chief Cloud Economist at The Duckbill Group. The Duckbill Group specializes in reducing the AWS bills for their customers, a much-needed service in today’s cloud environment.