My live OakLeaf Systems Azure Table Services Sample Project demo runs two small Azure Web role instances from Microsoft’s US South Central (San Antonio, TX) data center. Here’s its uptime report from Pingdom.com for September 2011:
The exact 00:05:00 downtime probably is a 5-minute sampling interval artifact.
Following is detailed Pingdom response time data for the month of September 2011:
This is the fourth uptime report for the two-Web role version of the sample project. Reports will continue on a monthly basis.
The Azure Table Services Sample Project
See my Republished My Live Azure Table Storage Paging Demo App with Two Small Instances and Connect, RDP post of 5/9/2011 for more details of the Windows Azure test harness instance.
I believe this project is the oldest continuously running Windows Azure application. I first deployed it in June 2009 when I was writing Cloud Computing with the Windows Azure Platform for Wiley/WROX, which was the first book published on Windows Azure.