OpenAI’s API services experienced a major outage, causing ChatGPT to be offline for over 90 minutes.
ChatGPT is Now Online Following a ‘Major’ OpenAI Outage
OpenAI’s ChatGPT service is once again accessible to its 100 million weekly active users after a period of downtime. ChatGPT became inaccessible shortly before 9 AM ET / 6 AM PT and remained so for over 90 minutes. OpenAI experienced a major outage that affected both the ChatGPT service and the company’s API services. During the outage, ChatGPT users encountered a message stating, “ChatGPT is at capacity right now.
OpenAI’s Service Recovery and ChatGPT’s Resilience
OpenAI reports that they have implemented a fix and are witnessing a gradual recovery of their services. They are actively monitoring the service to prevent any additional issues, given that this recent outage occurred just a day after a partial outage affected both ChatGPT and API services for a few hours.
ChatGPT has enjoyed several months without any noteworthy issues, making it one of the fastest-growing AI-powered services. In under a year, it has amassed 100 million weekly users, with over 2 million developers utilizing OpenAI’s API services.
OpenAI hosted its inaugural developer conference on Monday, where they unveiled GPT-4 Turbo and introduced the capability for anyone to craft their own personalized ChatGPT version. This new feature of GPTs will be accessible to ChatGPT Plus subscribers and OpenAI enterprise customers, allowing them to create exclusive ChatGPT versions for their workforce.