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What’s unique about the new $199 Android-based Amazon Kindle Fire tablet?

Is it the toughened Gorilla-Glass screen? Nope. Is it the dual-core processor? Nope. Is it the “cloud-accelerated” Amazon Silk browser? Nope. Is it the 8-hour battery life? Certainly not. Is it the unified email inbox? Getting warmer. Is it the … Continue reading

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Amazon issues apology and detailed technical explanation for EC2 cloud failure—more food for thought for the EDA cloud

Amazon issues apology and explanation for EC2 cloud failure—more food for thought for the EDA cloud In a long letter, Amazon has issued a complex explanation of the events behind the disastrous, multi-day failure of one zone it its EC2 … Continue reading

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What does Amazon’s multiday cloud outage mean for EDA cloud services?

Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) is perhaps the most famous cloud utility on the planet and it has suffered a multi-day outage that is just finally clearing on Sunday, April 24 (Easter Sunday, by coincidence, see the Amazon AWS dashboard). There … Continue reading

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