17 Mar Microsoft's Azure cloud suffers first crash
Microsoft wanted to offer people the full cloud experience. Well, now it has.
The company’s pre-beta Azure Services Platform has joined the likes of Amazon Web Services and Flexiscale with a massive outage – Azure’s first.
Azure went dark for a period of 22 hours on Friday and Saturday, leaving a “large number of deployments” slow to start or restart, or simply hanging in “stopped” or “initializing” states.
One such adopter was Oakleaf Systems, whose Table and Blob Services demos were offline.
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