Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered another outage of its US East 1 region during the morning of Friday 13th September. A number of popular applications such as Heroku, Github and CMSWire were disrupted along with many other customers in Amazon’s largest, oldest and busiest location.
Microsoft recently updated Windows Azure with support for SQL Server AlwaysOn, notification hubs, autoscale, virtual machines in addition to a new portal extension for operation logs and alerts.
Netflix has open sourced yet another piece of their architecture, Eureka – a RESTful service used to locate middle tier services running within AWS regions.
Yesterday Josh Odom announced the beta release of Cloud Load Balancers for the Rackspace cloud computing stack. This release comes with their Fanatical Support and a documented API for implementation and management load balancing on their stack, Cloud Servers.