AWS outage creates cloud tech backlash
As “Big Tech” is increasingly being scrutinized by lawmakers, yesterday’s AWS failure triggered a backlash about the dangers of cloud computing.
This test will be explained last summer items in The New York Times titled “Legislators Targeting Big Tech and Driving Major Overhaul of Antitrust Law.” It reads: “A bipartisan group of members of the House of Representatives has tabled five bills targeting Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.”
During yesterday’s failure, fuel was poured into the fire.
As Joey D’Antoni explains in the RedmondMag.com article “AWS Outage Fallout: What Lessons Should You Learn“:” In case you were at the beach yesterday, Amazon Web Services (AWS) had a major outage in its US-East-1 region (which was cascaded to services hosted in other regions) that brought all types of websites to a standstill. ”