*NEW* The Azure Screen of Death...
...have they tried turning it off and on again?
Paris, 'cuz she would turn it on (again)
Microsoft wanted to offer people the full cloud experience. Well, now it has. The company's pre-beta Azure Services Platform has joined the likes of Amazon Web Services and Flexiscale with a massive outage - Azure's first. Azure went dark for a period of 22 hours on Friday and Saturday, leaving a "large number of deployments …
Well they have published the reasons and how it's not going to happen again.
They blame a "routine os upgrade" - yes that same trick that cause the Yankee Group to declare Windows Server the most unreliable in the industry for 2008.
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