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What Went Down: Week Ending November 13th, 2022

It was a pretty quiet week for third-party cloud dependencies. But here are the outages we considered noteworthy.


Notable Metrist-Reported Downtime

While these outages didn’t make the news, these issues caught by Metrist may have affected your company’s app and operations. 



  • Azure Cosmos DB was unable to create Cosmos accounts in Azure East US 2 for 37 minutes on the 7th. Then the platform was unable to delete databases in Azure East US for 29 minutes on the 11th. 
  • Azure AKS was unable to create new deployments in Azure West US 2 for 31 minutes on the 12th. 



  • GCP Compute Engine was unable to create new instances in GCP US West 1 for 40 minutes on the 11th. 


  • GCP App Engine was on and off all day, unable to create new versions for short periods (less than 10 minutes) with about 20% of the requests failing on and off all day on the 13th. 



  • Zoom was unable to join calls in Canada for 2 different 17-minute periods in the evening on the 7th. The issue continued on and off all morning on the 8th when tested from Canada. Eventually, Zoom acknowledged the issue at 7:35 am Pacific on their status page, and both Metrist and Zoom considered the issues resolved it at 9:49am. 
  • Circle CI was unable to run Docker workflows for 40 minutes on the 10th.

  • Heroku was unable to reach applications when tested from AWS US East 2 for 48 minutes on the 13th.

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