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Cloud Platform Status – Google

SUMMARY

On Tuesday, 10 November 2015, outbound traffic going through one of our  European routers from both Google Compute Engine and Google App Engine  experienced high latency for a duration of 6h43m minutes. If your service  or application was affected, we apologize — this is not the level of  quality and reliability we strive to offer you, and we have taken and are  taking immediate steps to improve the platform’s performance and
availability.

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Steam Outage: How to Monitor Data Center Connectivity–THOUSAND EYES

This is not an official Valve post mortem, rather an analysis by the company Thousand Eyes who make network troubleshooting tools.


Data centers are the factories of the Internet, churning out computation and services that customers demand. Apple is currently converting a 1.3M sq ft factory into a data center. And like factories, data centers rely on critical services to stay running. In the case of a data center, the most important inputs are electricity, cooling and network connectivity. Typically, redundant supplies of each input are available should there be a problem. Let’s examine an outage that occurred yesterday to see the importance of monitoring data center ingress, or network connectivity into the data center.

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Today’s Outage Post Mortem–Cloudflare

Today's Outage Post  
Mortem

This morning at 09:47 UTC CloudFlare effectively dropped off the Internet. The outage affected all of CloudFlare’s services including DNS and any services that rely on our web proxy. During the outage, anyone accessing CloudFlare.com or any site on CloudFlare’s network would have received a DNS error. Pings and Traceroutes to CloudFlare’s network resulted in a “No Route to Host” error.

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