“The problems emerged at 2.35AM UTC, and were still ongoing as of 10.20PM UTC the same day, according to the company’s service dashboard,” Clark reports. “Every single Azure region – a geographically distant and independent set of data centers – was affected, but for posterity that included: West US, West Europe, Southeast Asia, South Central US, North Europe, North Central US, East Asia, and East US.”
Clark reports, “The antithesis of cloud computing is a problem cropping up that affects all regions simultaneously, and yet this marks the second time in under a year that Microsoft has had a concurrent global fail.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Cloud computing is hard. Incompetence makes it even harder. This won’t be Microsoft’s last Blue Sky of Death.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "The Roving Skeptic" for the heads up.]