Author Archives: Charles

Scheduled Maintenance Friday, August 30, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC

We’re planning scheduled maintenance Friday, August 30, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC lasting no more than one hour.  During this maintenance window we will restart our master PostgreSQL database to apply a setting change and upgrade our RabbitMQ server. Thanks for your …

New outbound IP addresses for post-receive hooks

Bitbucket supports several post-receive hooks, such as Bamboo build integration, diffs via email, HipChat notifications and more.  Today we made a change to our network configuration that results in these services routing through different IP addresses. If you’re …

Scheduled maintenance Monday, March 18, 2013 at 02:00:00 UTC

Bitbucket will be unavailable up to one hour starting Monday, March 18, 2013 at 02:00:00 UTC. During this maintenance window we plan to reload a switch, which is required to install a 10GbE add-on module. Thanks for your patience as we work to increase Bitbucket’s …

Scheduled maintenance Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 01:00 GMT

Bitbucket will be unavailable up to one hour starting Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 01:00 GMT. During this maintenance window we will upgrade from PostgreSQL 9.0.x to 9.2.1, which allows Bitbucket to take advantage of several performance improvements. As part of this …

Scheduled Maintenance May 5, 2012 at 17:00 UTC

You may recall a few months ago we attempted to reconfigure two switches into a virtual stack. At that time, we ran into a problem that caused one of the switches to freeze.  We’re going to try this reconfiguration again May 5, 2012 at 17:00 UTC.  The maintenance window …

Introducing the biggest innovation in DVCS since, well, the “D”

Those of us in technology live for those rare moments when the future peeks at us from around the corner: Steve Jobs unveiling the first iPhone. Jack Dorsey’s timid “Just setting up my twttr.” Linus’s first multiple branch merge on Git. DVCS, for …

Bitbucket at PyCon 2012

We’re proud to announce Bitbucket is sponsoring PyCon again this year!  Four of us are heading down to Santa Clara Thursday evening.  One of us is staying to sprint on Django.  We’d love to talk about Git, Mercurial and get to know more of our users.  Stop …

Brief Scheduled Maintenance Saturday February 11, 0100 GMT

We’re planning scheduled maintenance tomorrow starting at 01:00 GMT lasting no more than one hour.  During this maintenance window our data center staff will reconfigure our primary switch in a virtual stack.  This change requires that the switches be restarted. …

Follow Up On Our Downtime Last Week

Last week we experienced unexpected downtime.  Anytime something like this happens we perform a full post-incident investigation to ensure it never happens again.  Here are our findings. The Crash We determined the problem started with our syslog server crashing.  We …

Scheduled Maintenance December 19 at 02:00 UTC

Bitbucket will be unavailable for up to an hour on December 19, 2011 beginning at 02:00 UTC. During this time we will complete the database migration we began during our last maintenance window. When we’re done, Bitbucket’s database server will be running on …