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Amazon's AWS S3 cloud storage evaporates: Top websites, Docker stung

Jason Hindle

Re: But....

"Isn't the selling point of all this cloudy stuff that it does not go down???????"

Not without multiple levels of geographic redundancy. It's hugely expensive for an event that might only happen once every few years. Those dumb pipes known as the carriers have it in spades*. The likes of Amazon and Google, no so much. I like carriers (from a technical perspective).

* Even for voice mail, and no one uses that.

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