QRZ Temporarily Shut Down by Amazon Web Services Outage

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  1. AA7BQ

    AA7BQ Guest

    Our cloud services provider, Amazon.com, suffered some kind of big network failure this morning, knocking hundreds of websites offline, including QRZ. The outage lasted about 2.5 hours and it looks like the worst of it may be behind us.

    You can read more about it here, at <a href="http://techcrunch.com/2012/10/22/aw...t-heroku-reddit-and-others-heroku-still-down/">TechCrunch.com<a>

    Meanwhile, it looks like QRZ has returned back to normal and things are running smoothly at this time. We would not be surprised if a few more hiccups take place throughout the day, but for now we'll keep our fingers crossed.

    Thanks everyone for your patience.
     
  2. K6ZGI

    K6ZGI Ham Member QRZ Page

    I've been having QRZ go off line for the last several days....thanks for the heads up with whats happening.....K6ZGI
     
  3. K8ERV

    K8ERV Ham Member QRZ Page

    I was having a QRZ attack.

    TOM K8ERV Montrose Colo
     
  4. KJ4VTH

    KJ4VTH Subscriber QRZ Page

    Coincidentally :confused: Verizon landline service was also down. No derecho storm this time.
     
  5. KF7BSI

    KF7BSI Ham Member QRZ Page

  6. WW7F

    WW7F Guest

    Fred, Thanks for letting us know asap what is up.
    I did some investigating and digured it was related to the cloud I noticed last night about 11 PM it slowed down here a lot then today was gone. 73 thanks for a great site,Michelle:)
     
  7. WA6MHZ

    WA6MHZ Subscriber QRZ Page

    Missed U at Pacificon, Fred! Was all excited on finally a chance to meet you, but guess other plans canceled your trip there. SOMEDAY I will cross paths with U!
    73
     
  8. AF6LJ

    AF6LJ Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Thanks for the heads up Fred...

    Roommate stayed home, took a vacation day. we found plenty to do like play one round of TeamFortress-2 that lasted 4:08, not the longest that round lasted just over six hours.
    We had fun. sorry to hear The Zed was down.....
     
  9. K2WH

    K2WH Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Hate to say we told you so. The cloud is not immune and or impervious to failure.

    K2WH
     
  10. K4HX

    K4HX Ham Member QRZ Page

    Sorry to hear about the problems. The cloud giveth and the cloud taketh away.
     
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