June 18, 2012 – Amazon cloud offerings based from its U.S. data center were fully functional Monday after a power outage led to latencies and error messages at the end of last week.

A cable fault at a high-voltage utility distribution system connected to Amazon’s East Coast data center knocked some services offline Thursday and Friday as power was switched over to its backup generators, according to the AWS status health dashboard. During an audit of its power components conducted after this disruption, Amazon replaced a circuit breaker that was found to be converted to too low of a power threshold, exacerbating the outage for some.

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