As some of you may have noticed, we had some down time for a while today. One of our providers, Amazon S3, had an outage which was affecting a large portion of our content. Videos from the last few days weren't playing, and images weren't showing up most of the time.
In order to minimize the problem we disabled uploads for a while. As of now, everything is back up and running smoothly and we are closely monitoring the situation.
This is a very rare event, and most of the time would not affect Vimeo so adversely, but we're currently migrating content between providers so much of it was only available at Amazon.
We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused anyone, and we thank everyone for your patience. In order to appease the angry video Gods, we have ritually sacrificed a few of our finest goats. We are told by our sages that this should do the trick. So lets keep our fingers crossed.+ More from the Staff Blog Archive