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Amazon's expanded its server footprint for a second time just over a month, this time opening a data center serving customers in South America. The cloud pioneer that everybody's now racing to catch has opened its first South American Region facility with a server farm running in São Paulo. Amazon arranges the provision of its …

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Trollface

Well, at least you didn't say Buenos Aires...

Brazil's capital is Brasilia. São Paulo (the city) is São Paulo's (the state) capital.

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FAIL

"running in São Paulo, Brazil's capital"

"Mr. Journalist", please, please check your facts. Even Wikipedia would do.

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São Paulo is not Brazil's capital, which is Brasília.

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Little fix, Brazil's capital is Brasília and not São Paulo.

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Anonymous Coward

chuckle-inducing article

for all the wrong reasons ...

1. not knowing that Brasilia is the capital

2. past experience of having tech equipment shipment (to another part of Brazil) hijacked and having all the hard drives stolen out of the Sun Netra equipment (which they left)

3. bewilderment as to why carnauba wax was somehow relevant in the subhead (then realising it wasn't)

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Hope they have spent lots on redundancy

our company has an office in San Paulo and between power cuts and connectivity issues it seems to have problems every week.

Amazon can probably afford to pay more keep their DC running than we do though.

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Anonymous Coward

So how much of the Amazon had to be cleared to get Amazon into the Amazon?

(I don't need to be geographically correct either)

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