Google Suffers Major Outage


We have no details other than hundreds of Twitter reports that everything Google-related, such as Analytics, Gmail, FriendConnect, AdWords, Docs, etc., is non-functional for most people. Today is Google Fail Day and will forever be a reminder of how precarious it is to depend on a single entity for so much.

As of 12PM EST, most Google services began to come back online.

by Steve Hall    May-14-09   Click to Comment   
Topic: Online   

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errr, gmail looking okay here in silicon valley.

Posted by: Dan Perlman on May 14, 2009 12:03 PM

Yes. Outages are sporadic and location-based it seems. And as of 12:13 PM EST, services are starting to return.

Posted by: Steve Hall on May 14, 2009 12:16 PM

I remembered Googlezon while feeling so unable to use most of the internet. sites wouldn't load because of "connecting to analytics" twitter search wouldn't work, youtube, I tried searching yahoo to find out what was up, but the results sucked.

Posted by: James on May 14, 2009 12:17 PM

Gmail was down here in Europe too. You start to wonder if you should spread your "data" at different vendors in the future...

Posted by: Martin Lindeskog on May 14, 2009 12:55 PM

Google has become sclerotic over the past year.
It's frightening.

Posted by: Josh on May 15, 2009 2:01 AM

Google fail day well this is a first that I have ever heard of this, and I really had a good chuckle, so even something big like Google can have a bad day!!!

Posted by: Wendy Corporate Gifts on October 26, 2009 3:37 AM

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