Microsoft gives an explanation for yesterday's Marketplace outage
As many of you probably remember, the Windows Phone Marketplace was down for a quite a few hours yesterday, resulting in an error message ‘Can't get this info right now. Check back in a little while.’, It was quite frustrating for a lot of us, but alas, these things happen. Microsoft quickly caught wind of the downage and claimed to be working on it and sure enough, within a few hours everything was peachy.
The odd part, confirmed by Chris Walsh of Chevron, was that it only had an effect on NoDo devices.
This morning, Microsoft updated their blog post with the following explanation as to the ultimate cause:
So bumps in the road but it looks like it won't be happening again, at least from this identified "root cause".
Source: Windows Phone Blog
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