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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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Demonstrate your proficiency to design, build and manage solutions on Google Cloud Platform. Finally, we then identified a configuration error that caused an imbalance of traffic in the new datacenters. Adds updated comment from Google representative. The cause of the issue is unclear, but problems began at Google Cloud Platform Blog. We know you rely on App Engine to create applications that are easy to develop and manage without having to worry about downtime.

Last week I saw this post which reminded me a lot of our experience with App Engine a few years ago. Sign in Get started.

Google App Engine Incident #16008

In addition, some Flexible Environment applications were unable appdngine deploy new versions during this incident. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. PT Google said in another update that outags issue with Google App Engine should be resolved for some users and we expect a full resolution in the near future.

We apologize for this outage, and in particular for its duration and severity. The issue was resolved for all users as of 1: Click Here to find appenggine more. Discord confirmed the issue was related to the Google outage, while Snapchat’s support simply said it was “working with a partner on the fix.

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’re using cookies to improve your experience. I did meet with a couple of 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.

Stay tuned for more information, and thanks for your patience as we investigate. As I wrote the original comment someone asked about AppScale. Some manually-scaled instances started up slowly, resulting in the Appngine Engine system retrying the start requests multiple times which caused a spike in CPU load on the traffic routers. However, having said that migrating away from app engine gave us HUGE unforeseen advantages:. 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 appengkne Spotify appenhine also affected.

I will take some blame, mostly for picking app engine but not for this issue. Product updates, customer stories, and tips and tricks on Google Cloud Platform. The company also said it would provide a more detailed analysis of what happened after the investigation. Naturally we called on Gold support, to whom we even sent our full project source code. Applications begin consistently experiencing elevated error rates and latencies. We will provide another status update by The billing eventually went down but to this day we have no way of knowing which one of our changes fixed it.

We saw it as a shortcut so we can focus on our mobile platform and not on managing servers. This causes overload in the remaining otuage routers, spreading to all App Engine datacenters.

Your trust is important to us and we will continue to all we can to earn and keep that trust. They concluded after reviewing their logs that the problem was on our side…. PT, the company later wrote. 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.


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

For additional information on these services, please visit cloud. We know that you choose to run your applications on Google App Engine to obtain flexible, reliable, high-performance service, and in this incident we have not delivered the level of reliability for which we strive.

The issue with App Engine apis being unavailable should have been resolved for the majority of projects and we expect a full resolution in the near future.

We will also conduct a thorough internal investigation of this issue and make appropriate improvements to our systems to prevent or minimize any future recurrence.

Why (and How) we Left App Engine After it Almost Destroyed Us

Check us out on Stack Overflow. 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 confirmed its service had been fully restored, though the cause was still unclear. The main goal for picking PaaS over IaaS is simplicity. Fixing this at Google engineers were monitoring the system during the datacenter changes and immediately ooutage the problem. PT, Google said it was “investigating a problem with Google Cloud Global Loadbalancers returning s,” referring to a message indicating server issues.

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