On January 31st, 2017, Gitlab experienced 24 hours of downtime and some data loss. After it was over, the team wrote a fantastic post-mortem about the experience. Listen to Tom and Jamie walk through the outage and opine on the value of having a different color prompt on machines in your production environment.
Slack was down for about 1.5 hours on the first day everyone was back in their (virtual) office in 2021, Jan 4th. Fortunately for everyone, they published a great post-mortem on their blog about what happened. Listen to Tom and Jamie walk through the timeline, complain about Linux’s default file descriptor limit, and talk about some lessons learned.
Welcome to The Downtime Project! Here’s a quick episode where Tom and Jamie talk about why they created the show and what you can expect.