Have you ever tried to go to a Google product and find that its either really slow, or you get a page not found, or any other experience that is not as expected? Most people rush to the forums, communities, or Google search to see if others are experiencing the same issue.
Well, did you know that there is a Google Apps Status Dashboard that will tell you the status of many of their products?
I have bookmarked this site so I can quickly get to it when I sense trouble.
Take a look at the dashboard for this week, all seems good: