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Fri June 6 2008 15:04:09

Amazon.com Website Is Down

By: Ina Steiner

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The Amazon.com website went down on Friday, though other international sites are up, including Amazon Canada (http://www.amazon.ca/).

Amazon posted the following announcement on the sellers board (which is a different domain name, presumably on different servers) at 10:37 AM Pacific:

Greetings from Amazon.com,

We are currently investigating an issue that has impacted the availability of the Amazon.com website. Engineers are actively engaged in resolving this issue and we will provide an update once the issue is resolved. We appreciate your patience during this time.

Regards,

Technical Account Management

Amazon.com

Sellers began discussing it too in multiple threads on the Seller Soapbox board, one poster said the problem started for them at 12:56PM Central.

Update 6/9/08: More troubles today (Monday), but Friday's problems called resolved. A colleague said she couldn't check her Amazon order this morning and couldn't open the Amazon.com website - between 9 and 9:30 PDT. She tried again and said she got a "Sorry" page, with a link to a substitute home page, but still could not access her account info.

Amazon posted a message at 10:27 AM PST stating, "We are currently experiencing an issue that is causing site performance issues. Our engineers are actively engaged on resolving this issue and we will continue to provide updates until service has been restored."

At 11:58 AM, Amazon posted a message stating, "The aforementioned issue that was impacting the availability of the Amazon.com website on June 6th was resolved the same day at 13:30 PST."

See announcement board here.

 

 




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by: mindelec

Mon Jun 9 23:38:27 2008

i was having problems with the site this afternoon.

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by: good riddance

Tue Jun 10 07:25:24 2008

only 2 hours? too bad. Should have been 2 years.

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by: Rick Baker

Wed Jun 11 14:30:59 2008

It's Wednesday. I still can't access amazon.com. While I know its up and running my office computer is blocking it for some reason. I can access it at home. I wonder if anyone has any suggestions on how to resolve this?

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by: nch

Mon Aug 24 04:17:33 2009

How much do you kown about  Timberland ! I am a blind of  Timberland ? help me !

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by: shamy

Sun Sep 6 12:04:18 2009

Here we are    Abercrombie  & Fitch Clothing retailer   ,sell a lot of abercrombie  clothing, there may be many products suitable for you.welcome for you to come!

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by: shamy

Sun Sep 6 12:04:54 2009

Here we are    Abercrombie  & Fitch Clothing retailer   ,sell a lot of abercrombie  clothing, there may be many products suitable for you.welcome for you to come!

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by: i'm glad

Mon Sep 7 07:27:06 2009

We got kicked off amazon years ago when sickness slowed down our shipping time. What goes around comes around. NOT a fan of amazon.

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by: Down down down

Tue Oct 13 06:08:27 2009

Badly run amazone offline? GREAT ! Check out Bonanzle.com and iOffer.com. Better, friendlier and not antiseller like ebay and amazon.



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