Published On: Wed, Dec 16th, 2020

Gmail, YouTube, Google Docs and other services go down in mixed countries (Update: solemnly entrance behind online)

Update: It looks like several services are starting to come behind again, yet with some glitches (such as a residence bar in Gmail not operative correctly). A Google orator has now supposing us directly with a matter about a outage:

Today, during 3.47AM PT Google gifted an authentication complement outage for approximately 45 mins due to an inner storage share issue. Services requiring users to record in gifted high blunder rates during this period. The authentication complement emanate was resolved during 4:32AM PT. All services are now restored. We apologize to everybody affected, and we will control a consummate follow adult examination to safeguard this problem can't recover in a future.

In all, it looks like a outrageous operation of Google services were down for about an hour today. That hour crossed into business operation times in mixed markets, heading to a slight dump in pre-market trade for primogenitor association Alphabet.

It’s also an shocking sign of only how distant Google reaches, and how many of a services — productivity, party and home/utility — are tied adult with a single, exclusive provider. Coincidentally, Microsoft’s Outlook is also experiencing some problems, too.

Microsoft’s Outlook also faces few outage, amid pile-up opposite mixed Google services

Original essay below:

Not most some-more to refurbish nonetheless yet we’re saying and removing word from others that mixed Google services have left down. Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive, Google Docs, Maps, AdWords and AdSense, Google Pay, Google Home, Nest and Google’s Chromecast are all experiencing outages, with dozens, even hundreds, of reports we’ve seen so distant entrance in from opposite Europe, a U.S., Canada, India, South Africa, countries in Central and South America, Australia and expected more.

Downtime site indicators are display large spikes for services dropping starting from around 11.30AM U.K. time. itself appears to still be working, despite sluggishly. Ditto Chrome.

Some have surmised that it’s an emanate with Google Accounts — that is also not operative — or a wider authentication issue. When all was down, even if we attempted to use Google services incognito they were not working.

So distant we aren’t saying any explanations for what is going on — greatfully get in hold if we know something, I’m on Twitter here, and we also review approach messages and replies. No indicate in emailing me!

Mainly, though, it’s an rare disaster for a complement that has grown to be one of a biggest trade and activity drivers on a internet with billions of users opposite Google’s opposite properties.

We’ll refurbish as we learn more.

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