Amazon Internet Infrastructure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), there was a crash on Wednesday that prevented many applications that depend on it, such as Adobe or Flickr, from working, although the company says it has identified and fixed the problem.
AWS issues started showing up around 2:30 pm this Wednesday (Spain time). maximum peak incidence around 17:40, as compiled by Down Detector. Despite the decline, its effects have remained since then.
The incidence was reported worldwide, although the United States and Japan were the most affected countries. According to Down Detector, a malfunction affects Amazon EC2 cloud computing platform, Amazon S3 storage, and AWS console.
Amazon Web Services supports many online applications and remote services such as mobile video game Pokémon Go or the Roku platforms, but Flickr, iRobot or Adobe, which have communicated through their social media profiles.
Publishing an AWS Status Bar various updates since the problem was discovered. It highlights a flaw in the Amazon Kinesis Data Streams API, which can collect and process large streams of data logs in real time and can run on Amazon EC2.
The company assures in the status panel that the incidence occurred in one region (US-EAST-1 Region) of the 24 it currently covers and that they have worked for return traffic to Kinesis data streams “for full service recovery.”
“We have identified the root cause of the Kinesis Data Streams event and have completed immediate action to prevent it from happening again, ” guarantees the company in the latest update.