Yesterday Amazon Web Services had a bad day. And when AWS has a bad day, so do a lot of other sites.
Vendor Apica is a website monitoring services that keeps a close eye on some of the top retail websites around the country. All in all, the retail website Apica tracks had trouble dealing with the elevated errors rates AWS reported in S3 starting around mid-day Eastern Time.
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