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Addition of new servers led to massive outage last week: AWS

The Siasat | 29/11/2020 11:34 AM | Click to read full article

AWS, which is the Cloud arm of e-commerce behemoth Amazon, said they were able to confirm a root cause which was not driven by memory pressure as earlier reported.

“Rather, the new capacity had caused all of the servers in the fleet to exceed the maximum number of threads allowed by an operating system configuration,” the company said in a technical blog post.