Posted Mar. 2, 2017 at 3:53 p.m.

Premium Lock Amazon's cloud crash caused by, of all things, a typo

Published: 2017-03-02 15:53:40
Updated: 2017-03-02 15:53:40

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As humans become more reliant than ever on technology and the global Internet of Things, the human factor becomes even more dangerous as Amazon's massive cloud failure clearly demonstrated Thursday. In explaining what happened, Amazon says an "input" was "entered incorrectly," and - boom!...

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I think "Thrusday" would be a typo. Incorrect day? Overseeing a system and being the cause of its failure, and loss of data, can cause a sickening feeling for an admin. I can't imagine the depth of mortification that the PWC rep must have felt and continue to feel regarding is error at the Oscars... and that will be something that will stick with him the rest of his life.
speaking of typos...

end of first paragraph, clearly demonstrated Thursday. should be Tuesday
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