Recently big outages have occurred impacting two of the main cloud vendors
- Amazon Kinesis Event: 2020-11-25
- Google Cloud Infrastructure Components Incident #20013: 2020-12-14
highlighting the importance of a process dedicated to analyse the incidents or outage in the aim of knowing what happened and why, but above all to learn and take appropriate actions in order to avoid the same problems to occur again. This process is called postmortem — or post mortem in two words.