ShopDirect, an eCommerce platform, after migrating its infrastructure to AWS, were able to achieve approx 10K orders/hour across one of their platform with 99.99% availability on Black Friday last year.
Auto scaling, which allows its customers to scale their Amazon EC2 capacity up or down automatically during demanding spikes and lulls to achieve high availability in most cost-effective manner possible.
Friday the 13th. This date has been said to be unlucky for a lot of people and Amazon seems to have proved just that. It was hit by a blackout, which brought down names like Flickr with it. There have