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From the frontline: CPU utilization issue on Windows Server

In early August of this year, our staging and production Octopus servers as well as our NuGet server, started to suffer from a bizarre, non-stop, repeating spikes in CPU utilization. These spikes were occurring so frequently every minute that we had service interruption/downtime as the CPU utilization was at 99% for ten to fifteen consecutive minutes at times. Since we first noticed it in mid-August, we had been investigating independently and with help from our internal Windows support staff, as well as Microsoft. While Microsoft and the Windows support staff were able to narrow down the Continue reading →