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Major outage postmortem

January 11, 2018

On Tuesday January 9 from 17:09 EST to approximately 23:42 EST (6 hours and 33 minutes), the cloud.gov platform and customer applications were unavailable. This was the longest and most significant outage in the history of our platform. No data was lost.

Note about Meltdown/Spectre vulnerabilities

January 05, 2018

cloud.gov is tracking the recent public disclosure of vulnerabilities in modern CPUs, named the Meltdown and Spectre attacks. We are taking all available steps to mitigate the impact of these vulnerabilities. No customer action is required.

A new homepage, quickstart guide, and more

December 27, 2017

We’ve been hard at work making cloud.gov work for you. We’re constantly optimizing the platform so it’s secure and meets your expectations.

Starting now, sandboxes expire after 90 days

December 08, 2017

Starting today, sandbox spaces will expire automatically every 90 days, as planned in our monthly update from November.

cloud.gov monthly update: Buildpack notifications, volume services, and other new features

November 20, 2017

We’ve been hard at work shipping out new features to help you make your apps better, more secure, and improve your experience developing and deploying them. There’s a lot more in here than usual. We hope you see some features and additions in here that you’ve been waiting for. As always, get in touch with us if you have any questions or feedback about these features. See you next month.

High availability Redis, our upcoming workshop, and more from cloud.gov

September 12, 2017

Curious what’s new that you might find helpful as a cloud.gov user? Here are highlights from our platform updates over the past two weeks.

cloud.gov platform release notes, plus join our workshop on September 28

August 31, 2017

Curious what’s new that you might find helpful as a cloud.gov user? Here are highlights from our platform updates over the past two weeks.

Announcement: cloud.gov accounts will migrate to OMB MAX

August 22, 2017

Note: This page is out of date as of Nov. 2017. cloud.gov is no longer migrating any users to OMB MAX.