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AWS glitch strikes Netflix and Tinder, offering a wake-up call for others

Katherine Noyes | Sept. 22, 2015
'Design your cloud apps for failure," one analyst urges.

Indeed, "the fix was applied quickly, AWS owned it and recovery started almost immediately," agreed Dave Bartoletti, a principal analyst with Forrester. "In my experience, AWS can handle one or two of these a year without significantly scaring customers."

More than anything, he added, "it's a wake-up call to design your cloud apps for failure."

 

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