Amazon Web Services just shared some mind-boggling statistics on how it dealt with Prime Day, Amazon's biggest shopping event ever (AMZN)
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Amazon's Prime Day is a major event for the e-commerce giant, and for its customers who swarm to the site for deals.

But it's a test extraordinaire for the company's tech teams, including Amazon Web Services, the cloud giant that provides much of the tech that the shopping site uses. (Amazon is one of AWS's biggest customers).

The AWS teams spend months preparing for it, Amazon said.

On Friday, AWS released some mind-boggling statistics of the kind of technical firepower AWS deployed to make...


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