Amazon Web Services (AWS), which crashed Wednesday morning, was down for close to two hours. It is the third time this month that AWS has been offline.

Amazon began experiencing issues around 7:35 a.m. ET. The Amazon-owned entity’s servers were down in Northern Virginia’s US-East-1 area. It covers Northern Virginia as well as Houston, Chicago and Boston.

Hulu and Venmo as well as the McDonalds App, Slack, DoorDash, and the McDonalds App all crashed at the exact same time that AWS. This has a global impact on users across the globe.

The disruption affected several countries including Brazil, India, Canada and the United States. It also affected parts of Europe as well as China.

AWS’s status dashboard indicated that the servers had been slowly restored to online service approximately two hours after they were last seen.

AWS announced on its site that “We have now restored power for all instances of network devices and data centers affected by the disaster,” at 8:39 ET.

The outage hit several countries, including the US, India, Brazil, the UK, parts of Europe and China

The country affected was several, including parts of Europe, Brazil and the US.

AWS is a cloud computing service that provides cloud computing services to companies, individuals and universities around the world. When it shuts down, other sites who have paid to use its services will also be affected.  

It was last seen on December 15th and lasted about 2 hours. 

The first AWS failure of this month occurred on December 7. It caused a downtime of more than seven hours for a small portion. 

While the interruption was short-lived, it highlighted major problems in Amazon’s cloud compute unit. 

Amazon Web Services (AWS) crashed on Wednesday morning for nearly two hours, marking the cloud-computing service's third outage this month

Amazon Web Services (AWS), which crashed Wednesday morning, was down for close to two hours. It is the third time this month that AWS has been offline.

Today's outage, although not long, highlights major issues in Amazon's cloud-computing unit

While the outage is not lasting, it highlights important issues in Amazon’s cloud-computing unit.

According to the official AWS service dashboard, the problem was caused by power outages at a single data centre. This affected one Availability Zone (USE1–AZ4) in the US-EAST-1 region.

At 7:01 AM ET, the data center went dark. The result was that the Northern Virginia region crashed about 30 minutes later.

According to company, it was able to restore power at the data center around 9:13 ET. It is also making good progress in recovering all affected cases.

Despite the fact that systems have been updated, there may be some issues for users.

Because AWS provides cloud computing services to individuals, universities, governments and companies around the world, when it goes down so does other websites that pay to use its services

AWS is a cloud computing service that AWS provides to companies, individuals, universities, and governments all over the globe. When it shuts down other websites pay for its services

Amazon’s warehouses and trucks came to an abrupt halt several hours after the outage of December 7.

According to three delivery partners, an Amazon app that was used by delivery drivers to track and communicate with their customers is now down.

Bloomberg reported that this caused vans which were meant to deliver parcels to sit idle without any communication from the company. We don’t know how many drivers were affected.

According to The Verge, warehouse workers claimed that entire Amazon facilities had been temporarily shut down due to the outages. They posted pictures on Reddit showing images of what looked like automated shelves standing motionless.

Hulu, Venmo, the McDonalds app, Slack and DoorDash all crashed around the same times as AWS. However, AWS's status dashboard showed the servers were slowly coming back online about two hours later

Hulu and Venmo as well as the McDonalds App, Slack, DoorDash, Slack, and McDonalds all crashed at the exact same time that AWS. AWS’s status dashboard revealed that the servers started slowly returning online around two hours later.

Amazon workers also reported outages in systems from coast-to-coast, including New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Vice’s Motherboard received confirmation from two Amazon delivery firms in Minnesota, Florida that their drivers could not log into Flex. This app is used to scan packages for delivery routes and provides them with tracking information.

It occurred in the company’s holiday shopping season. This could lead to long term logjams, especially when the supply chain is already experiencing a severe crunch.