Amazon Web Services : Is Internet Down?

You might be checking out different websites and getting nothing but some or other error. Let me tell you that it is not your internet issue but their website issue.
The big news is Amazon Web Services are facing issues which are leading to such errors. It has lead downtime to many websites like Quora, Slack, reddit, and other big web giants.

Wait! what? So how these things are related?

So Amazon Web Services(AWS) are a pool of cloud services offered by amazon which these websites use to operate themselves. Now when these services are facing issues, so these website do as well. It is not yet clear if there was some internal bug or a hack in happened.

So how bad is it? How long is it going to remain same?

Well, this looks pretty bad as a lot of websites have been affected due to their entire dependency on these services. But it is also true that it is very rare.
It completely depends on the amazon developers on how long is it going to recover their services. But you can check their current status at status.aws.amazon.com.

So what can I do if I am affected by these services?

There is a dirty hack for the users of amazon web services to recover from this issue. From the status page of amazon aws, it can be observed that services of N.Virginia are only affected but not others. So if nothing can be done, then try to re-host your services in some different zone than N.Virginia. This shall solve your issue until aws developers fix theirs.

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