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.
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.
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.
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.
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.