NOT Just the Storms were a Problem:
The bug hit as Amazon was recovering from the major outage of its Amazon Web Services web site outsourcing business. Companies such as Google saw the problem coming, but others did not.
Reddit, Foursquare, Mozilla, and a number of other companies were hit with technical problems Saturday evening when a single “leap second” was added to the world’s atomic clocks. And so, the “leap second bug” was born.
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