Gmails Out Again
Update: Google says sorry about the GMail outage. Thats good enough for me. Here is what Todd Jackson, GMail product manager had to say on the company blog.
Many of you had trouble accessing Gmail for a couple of hours this afternoon, and were really sorry. The issue was caused by a temporary outage in our contacts system that was preventing Gmail from loading properly.
Weve identified the source of this issue and fixed it. In addition, as with all issues that affect Gmail and our other services, were conducting a full review of what went wrong and moving quickly to update our internal systems and procedures accordingly. We dont usually post about problems like this on our blog, but we wanted to make an exception in this case since so many people were impacted.
Read the story here.