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Google Drive and associated apps are down (CONFIRMED)

Written by Petteri Pyyny (Google+) @ 27 Oct 2014 12:09 User comments (10)

Google Drive and associated apps are down (CONFIRMED) According to hundreds of Twitter posts, Google Drive and its associated apps, such as Google Docs, are down, globally.
Google hasn't confirmed the outage yet, but its app status monitoring page confirms the outage:

UPDATE 1850 UTC: Problem seems to continue, this is the official status log as of now from Google Apps team:

10/27/14 5:20 PM
We're investigating reports of an issue with Google Drive. We will provide more
information shortly. Affected users will notice 500 errors and latency.

10/27/14 6:20 PM
We are continuing to investigate this issue. We will provide an update by
10/27/14 8:30 PM detailing when we expect to resolve the problem.

10/27/14 8:18 PM
Our team is continuing to investigate this issue. We will provide an update
by 10/27/14 10:30 PM with more information about this problem. Thank you for
your patience.

Update 21:30 UTC: Google Drive is working again. Here's an update from Google Apps service monitoring page:

10/27/14 10:50 PM

The problem with Google Drive should be resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and continued support. Please rest assured that system reliability is a top priority at Google, and we are making continuous improvements to make our systems better.

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10 user comments

127.10.2014 12:18

Not down for me....

227.10.2014 12:29

Originally posted by ivymike:
Not down for me....
Interesting, some clusters/geolocations must be up then. For majority of users, it seems to be down. And Google's own App Status still shows the service to be down/having serious problems:

327.10.2014 12:40

It's working for me too.

427.10.2014 12:51

I can log in but it won't load any of my files

527.10.2014 12:54

It's up for me, but I have a Google Apps account.

627.10.2014 12:59

Working fine for me!

727.10.2014 13:49

Ahh rubbish been using it all day. No problems.


827.10.2014 14:32

Originally posted by max777:
It's up for me, but I have a Google Apps account.
Same here, I'm in and I also yave an Apps account.

927.10.2014 14:52

I updated the news with the latest info from Google Apps team.

Petteri Pyyny (pyyny@twitter)

1027.10.2014 18:50

The NOT-SO-Unexpected consequences of Working thru the Cloud or depending upon the tech gear of another entity.

Wanna bet whether or Not the loss of Productivity will get estimated and Published or Broadcast ? I'm betting it all gets swept under the rug.

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