Netflix – No Flix?

A while has passed since my last post! I will put that down to assignments due, interview prep and general rushing around. It doesn’t help when you work in retail over Christmas either, with a lot of hours!

Anyway.. hope all readers have had a nice festive period. This post may concern a few subscribers to the Internet media streaming company Netflix!

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How dependent are companies on “cloud” servers? AWS (Amazon Web Services) is being blamed for the failure of Netflix service.

The innovative film and TV series providing company experienced hosting problems on Christmas eve in the US, causing 27 million viewers problems with watching films! The service was resumed as normal on Christmas day, with the company describing the issue as “terrible timing”.

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The full story is explained here.

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