Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Amazon's cloud is back, but still hazy

amazon_aws_services_down.jc.top.jpg By Aaron Smith, staff writer


NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Commercial websites that use Amazon's cloud of Web services are still struggling after last week's outage, though many of the affected sites are back online.

"We are still recovering from the ongoing issues with Amazon AWS [Amazon Web Services] and some historical data might be missing," said Chartbeat, a company that monitors the online presence of websites, including CNNMoney.

When Amazon's cloud services crashed last week, it took down more than 70 sites, including the New York Times, Foursquare, Propublica, Reddit, Quora and Hootsuite. These sites were all back online on Monday.

AWS' health dashboard reported Monday morning that service was finally fully repaired -- four days after a networking glitch kicked off a cascade of problems -- but that some customers' data storage had not yet been restored. Amazon said its technicians were reaching out individually to those customers.

"We are digging deeply into the root causes of this event and will post a detailed post mortem," Amazon promised

Amazon (AMZN, Fortune 500) wasn't immediately available for comment. To top of page

Index Last Change % Change
Dow 17,873.22 44.93 0.25%
Nasdaq 4,933.51 31.74 0.65%
S&P 500 2,099.06 8.96 0.43%
Treasuries 1.85 0.03 1.54%
Data as of 8:54am ET
Company Price Change % Change
Bank of America Corp... 14.88 0.18 1.22%
Coca-Cola Enterprise... 51.55 0.69 1.36%
Baxalta Inc 45.53 -0.17 -0.37%
Apple Inc 100.35 -0.06 -0.06%
Micron Technology In... 12.31 0.36 3.01%
Data as of May 27
Sponsors

Sections

Janet Yellen hinted again Friday that a June or July interest rate hike is a very real possibility. More

The FBI has opened a national security investigation into the hacking of Bangladesh's central bank amid signs that the hack might have come from North Korea. More

The gender pay gap in the labor market is pretty well documented. But the gender gap also exists in the housing market. More