BOSTON (CBS) – Google, Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive, Google Docs and Google Classroom were all down for about an hour Monday morning in a widespread outage affecting many of those who rely on the services for work and school.
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REMOTE MONDAY UPDATE: Google classrooms are back up and running. Schools will be in touch with families via all call regarding any changes in this morning's schedule. Thank you for your patience!
Reminder: today is a half-day for students in grades K-8. pic.twitter.com/wOaOdCgPJ3
— Plymouth Public Schools (@PlymouthSch) December 14, 2020
Google tweeted that the outage was due to “an internal storage quota issue.”
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Today, at 3.47AM PT Google experienced an authentication system outage for approximately 45 minutes due to an internal storage quota issue. This was resolved at 4:32AM PT, and all services are now restored.
— Google Cloud (@googlecloud) December 14, 2020
“Please rest assured that system reliability is a top priority at Google, and we are making continuous improvements to make our systems better,” Google said in a statement.