Author Archives: Jim Redmond

Bitbucket System Engineer

Bitbucket Cloud: now available over IPv6

Just after 18:00 UTC 19 July 2016, we published our first set of AAAA records in DNS, making bitbucket.org and its associated hostnames available to the world over IPv6. We’re taking a dual-stack approach here, so IPv4 addresses will continue to work for the foreseeable …

Renewing our certificate

It’s almost time to replace our main bitbucket.org certificate, so we’re planning to do that at 00:00 UTC on May 6 2016. Most users shouldn’t notice any difference. However, if you’re using Mercurial over HTTPS, then you might see this error message after …

Making Bitbucket’s network better, faster, and ready to grow

UPDATE 2016-01-26: All IPs have been moved, and the old IPs are no longer handling traffic. Thanks to you, Bitbucket is outgrowing its old network infrastructure. We’re going to make some upgrades that should make Bitbucket faster, more reliable, and ready for further …

What caused our service outage on Wednesday?

We owe you an explanation for the recent service interruption. On Wednesday, our users were unable to push or pull over SSH or HTTPS, access the GUI or API, or complete important tasks on time. We violated the cardinal rule of SaaS – “don’t have downtime” …