Microsoft's Azure cloud is grappling with an "unexpected outage" in its SQL Reporting component. The failure in the US East data-center hub began on Sunday night and meant the SQL Reporting Service suffered "service degradation" – a softie-euphemism for anything from intermittent connectivity to outright failure. "We are aware …
Repeat after me:
Nothing to see here, please go away.
Or at least that is what Microsoft would have you believe.
Haven't you read the stories regarding the release of the Surface Pro? Microsoft have changed their strategy; there are no bugs any more, only features.
This isn't a fail, its a sign of how extremely popular Azure really is and that everyone is using it. In fact; the outage alone is merely proof that we all should sign up because if it is so popular it has to be good, right? ;-)
Just like the Surface; customers weren't unhappy because Microsoft released too few devices; on the contrary. The device was so immense popular that Microsoft couldn't meet the demand..
Re: Repeat after me:
It's still working in both the European regions - all of our instances seem to be working OK.
Azure might have the occasional hiccup, but it's still been a lot more reliable than AWS...
It runs on Windows Server
What do you expect ?
Coincidently it's patch Tuesday coming up so it must be those 10 reboots they have to do after patching.
Re: We need an "Of Death" Subriquet
Microsoft is not the cloud Eadon - Microsoft is part of the cloud. What I don't understand is why people would put such a massive fail between them and their productivity?