A mysterious rash of outages struck the Internet today, crippling major services for hours at a time. It isn't clear whether they're related.
Among those hit:
Google Apps Engine. Google said that at about 7:30 a.m., an unnamed component of App Engine "began experiencing slow performance and dropped connections." Users began seeing slow response times and had trouble connecting to services. At the moment, most App Engine users and services are being affected. "Google engineering teams are investigating a number of options for restoring service as quickly as possible, and we will provide … Read more