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Check us out on Stack Overflow. When I get a appenhine bill I get itemized details on why the charges were made. Clearly something in our code broke, right?

We still liked app engine after that and we even did a talk at JavaOne where we discussed how helpful it has been for us to scale our business rapidly. We are experiencing an issue with App Engine apis being unavailable beginning at Thursday, If you are experiencing an issue not listed here, please contact Support. sppengine

PT, Google said appengjne was “investigating a problem with Google Cloud Global Loadbalancers returning s,” referring to a message indicating server issues. Finally, we will publish a more detailed analysis of this incident once we have completed an internal investigation. PT, the company later wrote. In response to this incident, we have increased our traffic routing capacity and adjusted our configuration to reduce the possibility of another cascading failure.


Although there was sufficient capacity in the system to handle the load, the traffic routers did not immediately recover due to retry behavior which amplified the volume of requests. We know that you rely on our infrastructure to run your important workloads and that this incident does not meet our bar for reliability. Applications begin consistently experiencing elevated error rates and latencies.

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

Get updates Get updates. Our servers were down for hours and the logs were completely cryptic. To prevent issues like the downtime we had from recurring we decided to pay for gold support extra USD per month so such issues will not recur.

We know you rely on App Engine to create applications that are easy to develop and manage without having to worry about downtime. Fixing this at Google engineers were monitoring the system during the datacenter changes and immediately noticed the problem. For the first couple of years things worked fine, we had some issues to be sure e. During this procedure, a software update on the traffic routers was also in progress, and this update triggered a rolling restart of the traffic routers.

Google Cloud issues trip up Snapchat, Spotify and others

We apologize for this incident. For additional information on these services, please visit cloud. This was a disaster since we were getting a bill so large it nearly wiped our revenue.


As part of this procedure, we first move a proportion of apps to a new papengine in which capacity has already been provisioned. Being bootstrapped and in the early stages of monetization this had the potential of sending us into bankruptcy.

Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. We’re using cookies to improve your experience. No eta on the recovery time, but awaiting updates on https: I did meet with a couple ougage Google reps at their local offices before upgrading to gold and had some discussions about app engine with them but mostly abstract line of business talks.

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Google App Engine Incident #16008

This morning we failed to live up to our promise, and Google App Engine applications experienced increased latencies and time-out errors. The cause of the issue is unclear, but problems began at Our annual spend on infrastructure has kept relatively steady despite business growth.

Internet Google Cloud issues trip up Snapchat, Spotify and uotage The company quickly rolled out a fix and says it’s resolved.