Why are Data Update Builds for my Site Suspended?
You may have received an email or seen notifications in your Gatsby Cloud dashboard about your site's data update builds being suspended which led you to this article.
In order to save on build minutes for your site, Gatsby Cloud automatically suspends builds invoked by a data update when those types of builds have failed consecutively too many times. As of 9/27/22, the threshold is 10 consecutive failed data update builds before we suspend them.
Don't worry — when your site is in this state, all other types of builds are still active. However, with so many consecutive failures, the chances are there's something that has gone awry with your site's handling of its external data source that will require attention. Typically this is a mismatch between the schema of the data source and what the site is expecting, or perhaps a missing required field.
How to Restore Data Update Builds
To restore data update builds for your site, you must achieve a successful build for your site by:
- Pushing a code update that resolves the issue
- Manually triggering a build in the Gatsby Cloud UI
If you're having issues getting to the bottom of things, you can always create a support ticket and our support team will help you sort it out.