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On Tuesday afternoon, AWS is experiencing some major connectivity issues, affecting Facebook, Amazon, Disney+, and many more.
The outage even impacted AWS’s own administration console homepage for the US-EAST-1 region. As with IMDb, only an error page is displayed.
“We are experiencing API and console issues in the US-EAST-1 region,” AWS reports. “We have found the cause and are actively working on recovery.”
“This issue affects the global console landing page, which is also hosted in US-EAST-1,” it continued. “Customers may have access to region-specific consoles [by] go to https://console.aws.amazon.com/. So to access the US-WEST-2 console, try https://us-west-2.console.aws.amazon.com/”
AWS operates many or possibly most of the major online sites in the world, and this is:
“>far from the first time
it has been declining for an extended period of time.
Separately, Amazon recently announced that it is adding M1 Apple Silicon Mac mini machines to its suite of servers, available for developers to use via AWS.
Update December 7 5:20 PM ET: Amazon has issued a statement regarding the outage.
“We have implemented mitigation that shows significant recovery in the US-EAST-1 region,” Amazon said. “We continue to monitor the health of the network devices closely and we expect to continue making progress towards full recovery. We still do not have an ETA for full recovery at this time.”