Techdirt Podcast Episode 112: When A Typo Breaks The Internet

from the AW(OO)S dept

From its humble origins as an online bookseller that many people worried might not survive, Amazon has grown into a critical piece of the web's backbone via its Amazon Web Services platform. Last week's S3 outage made this painfully clear, and understandably raised lots of concerns — especially after it was revealed that the whole thing was caused by a typo. So this week we're discussing whether something needs to be done, and what that might be.

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Filed Under: aws, internet, podcast, s3
Companies: amazon


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    Lawrence D’Oliveiro, 7 Mar 2017 @ 3:53pm

    Don’t Talk To Me About Typos

    I eat missing dots in bind configs for breakfast.


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