Video Rewind: Oracle announces Amazon partnership

Amazon's cloud platform suffered a brief service outage earlier this week when a lightning strike in Dublin impacted its power systems. The outage affected customers with Web-facing products such as Layar and Foursquare,

Published on: August 11th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Lightning strikes: lessons learned from Amazon cloud outage

A lightning strike in Dublin took out a power transformer. In and of itself, that isn't all that unusual or noteworthy, but this particular lightning strike also impacted the backup power systems at

Published on: August 11th, 2011 Tony Bradley