From 06:00 UTC to 07:45 UTC on October 28, 2023, Atlassian customers using Statuspage had intermittent issues with all Statuspage functionality. The event occurred due to a database performance issue during a scheduled database maintenance. This impacted customers in all regions. The incident was detected within one minute by monitoring the upgrade process and mitigated by rolling back to a known good snapshot which put Statuspage systems into a known good state. The total time to resolution was about one hour and 45 minutes.
The overall impact was between 06:00 UTC and 07:45 UTC October 28, 2023. This incident affected Statuspage customers from all regions and caused intermittent backend errors on all Statuspage activity including viewing pages, adding subscribers, and creating/updating events. We performed a rollback operation during recovery to return to a known good state.
The issue was caused by database performance issues after a routine database maintenance and upgrade. As a result, our backends returned intermittent errors to several user requests.
We take the utmost care to provide a highly reliable service. We will pursue several preventive measures to ensure that this situation does not occur in the future, including:
We apologize to customers whose services were impacted during this incident; we are taking immediate steps to improve the platform’s performance and availability.
Atlassian Customer Support