5 Jun 2012

Windows Azure Downtime – February 2012

Posted by iwgcr

Windows Azure Cloud users experienced a service disruption and performance problems during 8 hours. Datacenterknowledge reports this outage on Fevruary 29th 2012. Some Azure-based services were totally offline as shown on the Windows Azure Service Dashboard.

Microsoft announced on Windows Azure Disruption update that “ The issue was quickly triaged and it was determined to be caused by a software bug.  While final root cause analysis is in progress, this issue appears to be due to a time calculation that was incorrect for the leap year.”

Date

Service

Duration

Critical Data Lost

2012-02-29 Windows Azure 8 hours No

 

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