Previous incidents

November 2023
Nov 22, 2023
1 incident

API searches failing


Resolved Nov 23 at 10:35am GMT

At 1035 UTC on 23 November, the upgrade was complete and searches resumed normal operation. There was no downtime and all systems functioned as normal, except that API search requests had been returning error responses.

The issue was not identified because other API requests were returning as normal, so total API error responses were only slightly elevated and no alerts were triggered. The issue was identified after the event, after a report by a user prompted an investigation. To automati...

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Nov 13, 2023
1 incident

Control panel at loading slower than normal


Resolved Nov 15 at 02:09pm GMT

The new server was deployed in the evening of 14 November and gradually filled its caches. The control panel has now returned to its original fast performance. Additional servers are now being upgraded, so the control panel will load faster still over the coming 2 weeks.

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October 2023
Oct 23, 2023
1 incident

Washington D.C. CDN requests loading slowly


Resolved Nov 14 at 01:37pm GMT

The detailed investigation into this issue found two contributing factors.

The first was an update to AWS Route53, which appears to have been implemented by AWS on 17 October. This change was not made by Sirv to its Route53 rules but a change within the Route53 service itself. The Los Angeles POP had slightly different routing logic to other POPs and the AWS update caused routing to behave differently, with traffic becoming routed to the Washington DC fallback. This went unnoticed as he h...

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September 2023
No incidents reported