Amazon takes 5,700 words before apologizing for cloud crash

Amazon promised a detailed postmortem of its massive Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2) crash from last week, and it certainly delivered today with a nearly 6,000 word breakdown of the fiasco by the Amazon Web Services (AWS) team.

Amazon’s cloud collapse looks better on day 2, but problems continue

Sunlight is finally beginning to shine through Amazon’s disastrous cloud crash, which seemed impossible to avoid yesterday as it took down major sites like Foursquare and Reddit. Certain parts of the service are still struggling to get back online.

Nvidia makes big gains in supercomputing in deal with Amazon Web Services

Graphics chip maker Nvidia announced today that users of Amazon Web Services, Amazon’s cloud-computing arm, which hosts web computing infrastructure for lots of companies, will now be able to tap the power of graphics chips on demand for cloud applications.