Amazon Reboots Cloud Servers, Xen Bug Blamed
Amazon Web Services is working hard to patch its EC2 cloud host servers for what appears to be a severe hypervisor security defect. The process started at 7:00 p.m. Pacific time Thursday. It needs to be completed in the next five days — before Oct. 1.
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Amazon readies major cloud server reboot
Amazon Web Services will be updating a substantial number of its cloud servers, and customers are recommended to re-launch their instances in the coming days, according to AWS consultants. Amazon has not said why the reboot is happening, but AWS …
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