Google’s file storage service Google Drive reportedly skilled a widespread service disruption on Tuesday, with individuals reporting outages and different points throughout the USA. The tech big stated that the problem was resolved inside just a few hours.
Based on a report by CNET, the corporate stated in a message on its G Suite standing dashboard posted at 7:29am PT (7:59pm IST), “We’re investigating reviews of a problem with Google Drive. The affected customers are capable of entry Google Drive, however are seeing error messages, excessive latency, and/or different surprising behaviour.”
Individuals started reporting hassle with Google Drive round 6:45am PT (7:15pm IST), in keeping with the outage monitoring web site Downdetector. Whereas some stated they have been getting error messages, others reported that Google Drive wasn’t loading in any respect.
CNET reported that these affected additionally took to Twitter to vent frustration over the outage, with some noting that it was disrupting digital studying. Many individuals are counting on Google Drive and different companies to assist with distant work and education amid the coronavirus pandemic.
At 9:17am PT (9:47pm IST), Google gave the all-clear, saying the issue with Google Drive must be resolved. It additionally apologized for the outage and stated that “system reliability is a prime precedence.”
Google did not instantly reply to a request for added data.
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