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Yes, it's down again: Microsoft's Office 365 takes yet another mid-week tumble, Azure also unwell

Kevin McMurtrie Silver badge

Cloud uptime

Don't forget how cloud uptime is usually calculated: The cloud is up if services are generally available to most customers. This is how 5 nines of uptime is claimed when individual hosts are more like 9 fives. It's up to you to keep purchasing more redundancy until you've compensated for instance and region outages.

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