What Went Down: Week Ending September 25th

Newsworthy:  Instagram had a major outage on the 22nd. Both influencers and businesses worldwide were unable to log in or access the app for about two hours starting around 11:45am PT. And like many who have unreliable/slow status pages for their cloud dependencies, many Instagram users went to Twitter for information about the outage. People […]

What Went Down: Week Ending September 19th

Newsworthy:  Venmo was down for several hours on the 12th. The outage started around 9:20am Pacific time and recovered between 1:30-2:30pm.   Zoom had a major outage from about 8-8:30am Pacific time on the 15th. Users were unable to join meetings across North America. This incident followed a more minor event on the 13th in which […]

What Went Down: Week Ending September 10th

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Check out “what went down” for the week ending Saturday, September 10th, 2022.  Newsworthy:  Github was throwing errors for some users on some requests. Although the errors were occasional and happened throughout the week (and continuing to date), they were pervasive enough for the issue to make it to the front page of Hacker News […]

What Went Down: Week Ending September 4th

What Went Down September 4th

Check out “what went down” from Monday, August 29th to Sunday, September 4th.   Newsworthy:  Microsoft Azure was fully down for some users starting around 11 AM Pacific time on August 30th and resolving around 9 AM on the 31st. The problem specifically affected the users that run Canonical Ubuntu 18.04. A “flawed security update” […]

What Went Down Week of August 29th, 2022

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What “went down” this week? Stripe, Datadog, and Azure are among the top platforms to watch. Check out the report from Monday, August 22nd – Sunday, August 29th. Newsworthy:  Stripe had a notable outage that affected many of its customers. While they were down for many users (see Twitter), Metrist only saw a few errors […]

What Went Down Week of August 21st, 2022

What Went Down August 22nd 2022

This was a very quiet, stable week for the cloud! Kudos to those keeping the cloud industry reliable. As PagerDuty once said, “Uneventful days are beautiful days (for on-call engineers).” But for the minor outages of the week, check out our report for Monday, August 15th – Sunday, August 21st. Newsworthy:  Netlify had a major […]

What Went Down August 15, 2022

What Went Down Metrist August 15

This week there were a number of newsworthy and notable issues with the cloud apps our companies depend on. Check out “what went down” from Monday, August 1st – Sunday, August 7th.   Newsworthy:  Google had a major outage impacting Gmail, Search, and Maps on the 8th from about 6-11pm Pacific Time. According to a […]

What Went Down August 7th, 2022

What Went Down August 7th 2022 Metrist

What went down this week? There were a number of notable issues with the cloud apps our companies depend on for the week of Monday, August 1st – Sunday, August 7th.    Newsworthy:  This week, there weren’t a lot of newsworthy outages per se, but some interesting, related news is that legislation regarding cloud outages […]

What Went Down: July 31st, 2022

This week there were a number of newsworthy and noteworthy issues with the cloud apps our apps depend on.  Newsworthy:  Slack had two incidents on Tuesday the 26th. The first involved difficulty connecting some third-party Slack apps and occurred between 5:45 AM PDT and 5:23 PM PDT. The second mainly affected International Data Residency customers […]

What Went Down: Cloud App Outages from Metrist

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What went down this week? There were a number of newsworthy and noteworthy outages for the cloud apps our platforms depend on.  Newsworthy:  Some of the outages to make the headlines this week were from heavy hitters GCP, Oracle, and Microsoft 365.  Heatwave leads to GCP and Oracle Outages. Google Cloud and Oracle chose to […]