Photo sharing site ‘Instagram’ is still down after a destructive storm in Virginia knocked out the cloud computing services that run it. Pinterest and Netflix were also affected by the outage but both sites now say that the issues have been resolved.
Amazon posted the following updates about the N. Virginia region:
Jun 30, 1:42 AM PDT We have now recovered the majority of EC2 instances and are continuing to work to recover the remaining EBS volumes. ELBs continue to experience delays in propagating new changes.
Jun 30, 3:04 AM PDT We have now recovered the majority of EC2 instances and EBS volumes. We are still working to recover the remaining instances, volumes and ELBs.
Jun 30, 4:42 AM PDT We are continuing to work to recover the remaining EC2 instances, EBS volumes and ELBs.
The power outage is expected to last several days.
Here’s the latest tweet from Instagram official Twitter page.
We’re currently experiencing technical difficulties and we’re working to correct the issues. Thanks for your patience
— Instagram Support (@InstagramHelp) June 30, 2012