Gmail causes significant delays for many users

On the night of December 14, 2020, a

large-scale failure occurred that made Google services totally unavailable. After that, Gmail, which had been reported to have failed even after the entire service was restored, showed a significant delay in mail and an error message for the majority of users for 2 hours and 30 minutes on the morning of December 16th. Has occurred.

Gmail errors were affecting a'significant' number of users, Google says --The Verge

Gmail hit by a second outage within a single day

The nature of the failure was that although Gmail was accessible, error messages were displayed, significant delays occurred, and other unexpected behavior occurred, and the number of affected users was considerable.

According to Google, the failure was confirmed at 6:29 on December 16, 2020 Japan time, and some users recovered at 7:44. It is reported that the problem was resolved at 8:51.

Google Workspace Status Dashboard

According to the failure detection service Downdetector, the number of reports of failure has dropped to a peak of 231 at 7:53, but failure has been reported even after 9 o'clock when Google reported problem resolution. ..

Gmail connection / system failure? Real-time notification of problems such as service interruptions | Downdetector

in Web Service, Posted by logc_nt