Amazon’s recent outage & importance of root cause

root cause

The past week, headlines buzzed about how AWS outage was caused by human error and what Amazon was doing to address it.

There is one important fact that Amazon published in its Summary of the Amazon S3 Service Disruption in the Northern Virginia (US-EAST-1) Region that caught my attention.

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Remembering a Favorite Song

i am woman

The year was 1971. I had just graduated with a degree in engineering – one of only 8 women in a class of hundreds of students from one of the oldest colleges in India. It was also the year in which Helen Reddy’s first recording of “I am Woman” was made.

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