30 Oct 2012

SQL Database issue in Azure South Central US

Posted by iwgcr

On 27 october at 9:11 PM UTC, Windows Azure experienced an issue with SQL Database which is impacting several of services and customer.  Windows Azure Service Dashboard indicate :

We evaluated that customers may experience timeouts and/or socket connection errors when attempting transactions with SQL Database, Service Bus, Access Control, Caching, SQL Reporting, Management Portal, Marketplace and Web Sites in the South Central US sub-region

The confirmation that SQL Database service has recovered and fully functional came on 28 october at 2:10 AM UTC. No explanation about the issues was given.




Critical Data Lost

2012-10-27 Windows Azure 6 hours no