Google Cloud platform outage hits top websites and apps. Many users reported that there have been issues with websites, domain and apps hosted on Google cloud platform.
What is the issue?
To load balancing tools that Google offers on its Cloud service platform.
Google cloud dashboard status was showing break down in its Cloud Networking, App Engine and Stackdriver.
Many of the websites were recovered but some of the websites are still affected. Many of the web platforms like Spotify, Snapchat, Evernote and Pokemon Go were affected.
Timeline: (Times in U.S/Pacific)
At 12:34 PM, Google said, that it was investigating a problem with Google Cloud Global Loadbalancers returning 502s. At 12:53 PM, The issue with Google Cloud Load balancers returning 502s should be resolved for majority of users and we expect a full resolution in the near future. We will provide another status update by Tuesday, 2018-07-17 13:30 US/Pacific with current details. At 13:19 PM The issue with Google Cloud Global Load balancers returning 502s has been resolved for all affected users as of 13:05 US/Pacific. We will conduct an internal investigation of this issue and make appropriate improvements to our systems to help prevent or minimize future recurrence. We will provide a more detailed analysis of this incident once we have completed our internal investigation.
Similarly last week Facebook messenger and Instagram service were down technically.
Google Cloud platform is the world’s biggest platform for Websites, Apps and domain. No one can think that it could be down.