Internet comes back to life as Amazon resolves hours-long AWS issue
Amazon's cloud-based storage service, known as S3, was returning to life Tuesday afternoon following several hours of widespread problems.
Things still aren't perfect, though. For example, Isitdownrightnow, which tracks web outages, is still down.
The impact: While clearly a black eye for Amazon, the outage did prove just how ubiquitous Amazon's services are in powering the Internet.