Windows Azure Users Experience Outage

Windows Azure Users Experience Outage

Yesterday afternoon, Windows Azure users experienced an outage which lasted for several hours. Microsoft said the problem affected Windows Azure, Xbox Live, and other Microsoft cloud services. Reportedly, the root issue was a DNS error which caused the systems to be unreachable. This is not the first cloud service to experience an outage. Everyone raves about the cloud, but this is one of the pitfalls.

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