OpenAI’s extraordinarily fashionable ChatGPT service was down and non-functional for its 100 million weekly energetic customers. The service went down simply earlier than 9AM ET. OpenAI has acknowledged the outage and mentioned that it’s additionally impacting the corporate’s API companies. Nevertheless, the service was restored at round 10:50 AM ET.
As an alternative of a working platform, ChatGPT customers had been greeted with a warning message that claims it is “at capability proper now.” OpenAI wrote in an error report that it had “recognized a problem leading to excessive error charges throughout the API and ChatGPT, and we’re engaged on remediation.” All instructed, the outage lasted round two hours.
The companies had been additionally impacted for a couple of hours final evening, however this was only a partial outage that didn’t affect all customers. OpenAI’s chatbot platform has had only a few, if any, operational points till final evening. The service has grown at a gradual clip, reaching that aforementioned 100 million weekly person milestone with none hiccups. Additionally, there are over 2 million builders on the API facet of issues.
OpenAI has been making bulletins left and proper, teasing customizable AI bots that anybody can create and even contemplating making its personal chips to energy the service.
Replace, November 8 2023, 10:55 AM ET: This story has been up to date with data concerning ChatGPT’s return to operational standing.