Author Archives: Erik van Zijst

Report on Sunday’s Outage

After last Sunday morning’s downtime, we thought it’d be nice to share exactly what happened and what steps we took to resolve things. Timeline At roughly 3am Pacific time on Sunday morning April 7th we (Bitbucket’s SF-based developers) were alerted about …

Tracking Slow Requests with Dogslow

To help understand why occasionally requests are slow, we’ve written a Django middleware that, without interrupting a request, takes a backtrace of its stack and emails it to us. In the short time it has had on our production servers it has helped diagnose issues with …