The latest Tweets from App Engine (@app_engine). Hey everyone — we’ve updated our handle to @googlecloud, hit us up there! Love, Google App Engine. Google Cloud Platform outage brings down Spotify, Snapchat, and more Google App Engine: Build and deploy applications on a fully. Snapchat, Spotify, Discord, and Pokémon Go all went down for portions of the Google Cloud’s app engine took out several popular apps.

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When you do something you need to honestly and methodologically examine your failures and see how you can avoid them in the future:.

Google Cloud issues trip up Snapchat, Spotify and others

Tech Like Follow Follow. App Engine creates new instances of manually-scaled applications by sending a startup request via the traffic routers to the server hosting the new instance.

This temporarily diminished the available router capacity. A Google representative confirmed that the issues had been resolved. Check back here to view the current status of the services listed below. When I get a phone bill I get outabe details on why the charges were made.

In addition, some Flexible Environment applications were unable to deploy new outahe during this incident. For additional information on these services, please visit cloud. Being bootstrapped and in the early stages of monetization this had the potential of sending us into bankruptcy.

Our annual spend on infrastructure has kept relatively steady despite business growth. Multiple projects have been in progress to allow us to further scale our traffic routers, reducing the likelihood of cascading failures in the future. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. This morning we failed to live up to our promise, and Google App Engine applications experienced increased latencies and time-out errors.


Services like SnapchatPokemon Go and Spotify were also affected. We know you rely on App Engine to create applications appenfine are easy to develop and manage without having to worry about downtime. PT, Google confirmed its service had been fully restored, though the cause alpengine still unclear.

Google Cloud outage brings down Snapchat, Spotify, and ‘Pokémon Go’

We will provide another status update by The company said it would conduct an internal investigation and make improvements “to help prevent or minimize future recurrence.

Get updates Get updates. They concluded after reviewing their logs that the problem was on our side…. First published July 17, 1: Additionally, our engineers manually redirected all traffic at PT, the company later wrote. Incident began at They list an opaque item within the line items and no information about the actual source or a way to debug this at least not back in PT Google said in another update that “the issue with Google App Engine should be resolved for some users and we expect a full resolution in the near future.

We are investigating outag of an issue with App Engine. Since launching the High Replication Datastore in AppentineApp Engine has not experienced a widespread system outage.

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We will follow up directly with the few remaining affected applications. CNET’s best of In order to prevent a recurrence of this type of incident, we have added more traffic routing capacity in order to create more capacity buffer when draining servers in this region.

However, from approximately 7: The main goal for picking PaaS over IaaS is simplicity. Applications begin consistently experiencing elevated error rates and latencies. Google Cloud issues trip up Snapchat, Spotify and ouyage Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.


Your trust is important to us and we will continue to all we can to earn and keep that trust. To simplify our initial launch and to scale properly we chose App Engine.

There is no need to take any action to receive this credit. We still liked app engine after that and we even did a talk at JavaOne appnegine we discussed how helpful it has been for us to scale our business rapidly. I will take some blame, mostly for picking app engine but not for this issue. Internet Google Cloud issues trip up Snapchat, Spotify and others The company quickly rolled out a fix and says it’s resolved.

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We will proactively issue credits to all paid applications for ten percent of their usage for the month of October to cover any SLA violations. PT, the company updated the status, indicating it had initiated a fix. We will provide more information by Clearly something in our code broke, right?

For the first couple of years things worked fine, we had some issues to be sure e. As I wrote the original comment someone asked about AppScale. As part of this procedure, we first move a proportion of apps to a new datacenter in which capacity has already been provisioned. On Thursday 11 August from