Right around the time I decided to move a lot of my stuff online, Gmail went out:
(via Gmail blog)
We feel your pain, and we're sorryMind you, it was only for a couple of hours but this doesn't bode well for my confidence. I still think I'm going to be using "the cloud" as a back up, but I certainly won't be depending on it in the immediate future.
"Many of you had trouble accessing Gmail for a couple of hours this afternoon, and we're really sorry. The issue was caused by a temporary outage in our contacts system that was preventing Gmail from loading properly."
Anyway, more at Lifehaker. Nice to see I'm not the only one with reservations.
Do you trust the cloud?