Friday August 26th 2022, 14:00 - 15:56 UTC
Tests requesting MacOS and iOS resources could not start due to network link saturation.
A large number of Apps were downloading directly from Apple which saturated the networking link in our Mac virtualization cloud.
The large volume of Apps downloading subsided on its own.
We are continuing to review the provider’s network architecture to uncover other improvement areas to increase bandwidth within their network. We have also worked with them to gain deeper insight into their network performance monitoring and alerting.
In addition, we are looking into options to improve the high availability and performance of our macOS virtualization cloud.