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Category: News (85 posts) Page 3 of 9

Mark Michael

May 15th Outage: Post Mortem

Thursday, May 15th, at approximately 3:30pm Mountain Time, our customers experienced 45 minutes of unexpected downtime. The root cause of the problem was a misconfigured load balancer. A planned maintenance event increased the traffic load for a short period of time causing the misconfigured load balancer to behave poorly and eventually fail. This resulted in a cascading event as each load balancer crashed when traffic was diverted to the next available load balancer. Read more...

Volume Inc.

Volume Inc. on Tracker's New Identity and Website


How did this new Pivotal Tracker’s identity system and website come about, anyway? It started with the need for Tracker to align its image and messaging in order to better identify and distinguish the product’s role as the industry leader in project management software. Read more...

Dan Podsedly

Unplanned Tracker Downtime Earlier Today

Pivotal Tracker went down without notice for all users today at 10:50 US Pacific time, for approximately half hour. This happened during a planned release to upgrade our production version of Solr (our search server) , as well as move our Solr-based search service to new hosts, for improved performance as well as improved search functionality. This release, like most of the releases that we do, should not have been noticed or have caused disruption to you in any way. Read more...

Marlena Compton

Tracking Nairobi Dev Camp


On the Tracker team, I love hearing great stories about our users and the things they are able to accomplish using agile methodologies and collaboration. I’m also a woman in tech and have a keen interest in supporting other women as well as other diverse groups who work persistently to reach their goals in tech. One story I’ve been following lately is the story of Tracker user Martha Chelimo Njeri Chumo (“Njeri”) and her teammates. Read more...