For about three hours on Thursday, Apple had a widespread cloud outage that affected services including the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple TV.
Multi-tenant cloud is supposedly more resilient than in-house infrastructure.
But events in the past month have reminded a world that’s moved wholesale to the cloud that sometimes that resiliency fails. And that minutes and hours count, for example, when you need to authenticate to vital online services.
Apple’s outage follows two catastrophic failures in the past month at CDN provider…