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Submission + - AT&T DNS outage affecting businesses (

ralphart writes: AT&T's DNS services experienced a major outage this morning which is ongoing. As ISP nameserver caches expired, websites became unavailable to would-be site visitors.

Still no ETA on a fix from AT&T.


Submission + - Major outage at the Amazon Web Services (

ralphart writes: The Northern Virginia datacenter for Amazon Web Services appears to be having a major outage that affects EC2 services. The Amazon Forums are full of reports of problems.

Latest update from the status page:
2:49 AM PDT We are continuing to see connectivity errors impacting EC2 instances, increased latencies impacting EBS volumes in multiple availability zones in the US-EAST-1 region, and increased error rates affecting EBS CreateVolume API calls. We are also experiencing delayed launches for EBS backed EC2 instances in affected availability zones in the US-EAST-1 region. We continue to work towards resolution.

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