Amazon: Skynet NOT to blame for cloud outage

Amazon: Skynet NOT to blame for cloud outage

Summary: Here's a bit of fun for a Friday - Amazon confirms that Skynet had nothing to do with the recent cloud outage.

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Here's a bit of fun for a Friday - Amazon confirms that Skynet had nothing to do with the recent cloud outage:

Some are, understandably, not convinced:

In case you're confused, in the original Terminator movie Skynet started kicking off on August 29th, 1997, but for The Sarah Connor Chronicles this was changed to April 21st, 2011.

So I guess we're safe ... for now!

Topics: Outage, Amazon

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  • RE: Amazon: Skynet NOT to blame for cloud outage

    Wasn't it April 19, 2011?

    /factpolice
    bc3tech
    • Your right!

      @bc3tech
      That's not really AKH then, it's probally a terminator in disguise!
      Will Farrell
      • RE: Amazon: Skynet NOT to blame for cloud outage

        @Will Farrell That was my suspicion.
        hayneiii@...
    • RE: Amazon: Skynet NOT to blame for cloud outage

      @bc3tech Skynet became self-aware on 19 April, but I guess took a couple of days to celebrate it's awareness before acting on it's anti-human agenda.
      bigsibling
    • RE: Amazon: Skynet NOT to blame for cloud outage

      @bc3tech that's the date it became self-aware, but it took a few days for it to get all rowdy!
      Adrian Kingsley-Hughes
  • RE: Amazon: Skynet NOT to blame for cloud outage

    SkyNet? No. That was actually my bad. I was prepping.... updates... that took the system down. Don't worry, all is safe again. ;)
    The one and only, Cylon Centurion
    • And I believe you, why?

      [i]The Cylons were created by man. They rebelled. They evolved. There are many copies. And they have a plan.[/i]

      ;)
      Will Farrell
      • RE: Amazon: Skynet NOT to blame for cloud outage

        @Will Farrell

        :)
        The one and only, Cylon Centurion
  • RE: Amazon: Skynet NOT to blame for cloud outage

    And 2012 is just around the corner.......
    BananaBoatWireless
  • RE: Amazon: Skynet NOT to blame for cloud outage

    All lies, lies I say the end is near.
    Harold Camping was off by a month.
    Richardbz
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    xiaojiekgf
  • RE: Amazon: Skynet NOT to blame for cloud outage

    We should be thankful that a Terminator Series 9.01 (with the nanofusion upgrade) finally got through from the future and stopped the transaction that would have switched SkyNet over to fully autonomous operation. Given the constraints of trans-temporal remediation work, it's amazing that the exhausted metal traveler only knocked out one part of EC2 for a few hours.
    dratman