FYI Netflix is down

Jay Ashworth jra at
Sun Jul 1 18:38:57 UTC 2012

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tyler Haske" <tyler.haske at>

> How to run a datacenter 101. Have more then one location, preferably
> far apart. It being Amazon I would expect more. :/

Not entirely.  Datacenters do go down, our best efforts to the contrary notwithstanding.  Amazon doesn't guarantee you redundancy on EC2, only
the tools to provide it yourself.  25% Amazon; 75% service provider clients;
that's my appraisal of the blame.

-- jra
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