Microsoft has fixed an issue with its Windows Azure Compute service that affected users worldwide, starting on Tuesday, and is working to completely resolve other affected cloud services.
At 2:35 a.m. UTC on October 30 (10:35 p.m. ET on October 29), the Azure status dashboard noted that customers worldwide were experiencing a "partial performance degradation." At 8 p.m. UTC (4 p.m. ET) on October 30, the Windows Azure dashboard noted a problem with Azure Comput that might affect service management operations across the world.