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Feed Performance Update

As you might know, NuGet has been having some performance (and timeout) related issues recently. Earlier this week, we completed a deployment that helped, but it didn't address everything. Many users are still seeing slow responses or even timeouts when trying to use the 'Manage NuGet Packages' dialog in Visual Studio. Ongoing Investigation...

Upgrade Successful

Earlier this evening, we announced that the NuGet Gallery would be offline for about an hour during a scheduled upgrade. That upgrade is now complete. We expect this deployment to help address performance issues we've been experiencing for the past week. We will continue to monitor the service and measure the results of this deployment. CDN ...

Expected Downtime – August 22 11pm-12am PDT

As mentioned in the previous post, we've been working to address some performance problems on the NuGet Gallery. The fixes we have in place include some time-consuming database migrations. During our dry run deployments, we found that virtually all requests to the database will time out while these migrations are running. We have decided to ...

NuGet Gallery Performance Issues

Since August 16th, and especially since August 21st, the NuGet Gallery has been exhbiting intermittent performance issues. Some users are reporting errors when attempting to browse or search for NuGet packages from Visual Studio or other clients. Many users are reporting that browsing and searching are slow. There have also been timeout errors...

Results of NuGet CDN Experiment

A little over a week ago, we asked for your help with an experimentt that we were conducting to see whether there was value in enabling CDN support for our packages blob storage container. Over 100 of you responded from all over the world, and the data that you provided made it pretty clear that there was sufficient justification for turning ...

Help Us Test CDN for NuGet.org

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been investigating whether to turn on the content delivery network (CDN) feature of the Azure blob storage container for NuGet packages. In theory, this would make package downloads faster – especially if you’re located outside of the United States. We want your help to conduct an experiment to measure the...

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