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Outage postmortem (2015-12-17 UTC) – Stripe

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On Thursday, December 17th UTC, failures in an internal event queueing system led to the API being partially degraded for 9 minutes and then completely degraded for 44 minutes. During this time, users were unable to use the Stripe API, Checkout, or the Dashboard.

We’re continuing to investigate the underlying issues that led to this API degradation, but we want to be transparent and share what we know so far and how we have responded.

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