Author Archives: Jesper Noehr

New audit logs give you the who, what, when, and where

When it comes to your account on Bitbucket, security and privacy is paramount — which is why we’ve added a full audit log for any changes made to personal and teams accounts. Changes made by yourself, or third party applications configured via OAuth will be recorded …

Signup to Bitbucket via Google or GitHub

Chances are you have an account on Facebook or Google and you don’t want to have to enter all your information again when signing up for a Bitbucket account. Who wants to remember another user name and password? We just made it easier to sign-up (or connect your existing …

Segregating services

I wanted to take a moment to talk about some infrastructure changes we’ve made on Bitbucket lately, and apologize for some flakiness this week. Over the years, the architecture behind Bitbucket has changed significantly. On day 1, we ran Apache with mod_wsgi on EC2, …

Brief Scheduled Maintenance Wednesday March 7th, 18:30 GMT

We’re planning a short maintenance window tomorrow starting at 18:30 GMT to run a few schema migrations on our database. Service should not be disrupted for more than one hour. …

May Changelog

Improvements Added project README support Bamboo build server integration with Bitbucket Repository clone URLs default to SSH when a key is present Added new repository code languages Refreshed the repository fork progress page to use the same user interface as the Subversion …

Atlassian JIRA now integrates with Bitbucket

Atlassian has released a new plugin for the JIRA issue tracker that links your Bitbucket changeset commit messages to JIRA issues! Linking your JIRA instance to Bitbucket adds a source tab to your JIRA projects so you can track changesets, monitor source code edits, and …

Cloud9 IDE now integrates with Bitbucket

We’re happy to announce that you can now use the Cloud9 IDE to check out code from your Bitbucket repositories using our new OAuth API. Cloud9 is a state-of-the-art IDE that runs in your browser and lives in the cloud, allowing you to run, debug and deploy applications …

Denial of service attack

Over the last 12 hours Bitbucket has been subject to a distributed denial of service attack, intermittently making Bitbucket unavailable. Working with our data center, we have placed a block at our network provider which has relieved the attack. If you experienced a disruption of …

Now with OAuth support

Bitbucket is happy to announce that we now support OAuth. OAuth is a simple and secure way for application developers to integrate with your repository data using our REST APIs. If you would like to build a consumer, please contact us on support@bitbucket.org and we’ll …

Downtime Postmortem

We experienced intermintent downtime, timeouts, and general performance problems in the past 24 hours as the result of a failing disk drive. To prepare for situations like this all our storage is redundant and we keep hot and cold spares in stock. However, this particular …