January brought a fresh new year, with new projects, renewed ambitions, and 100% availability from our services. Our Heroku add-on experienced a few hours of unavailability for adding and updating accounts, but that was easily corrected, and search traffic was otherwise unaffected.
‘Twas the month before Christmasand all through the cloudnot a service was stirringour clusters ran proud.
December was a fairly quiet, hands-off month. Technically we did experience a small blip: about five seconds of partial 503 responses during a minor system maintenance deploy. However, the issue was automatically corrected, and otherwise our service ran uninterrupted for the month.
While our Pingdom checks report a bit differently due to a config change in our health-check endpoint, our uptime for November 2013 was 100%. During November, we performed some notable upgrades to our routing proxy layer, as well as minor release upgrades to Elasticsearch in all our clusters and regions.