All is back to normal, all items in the queue are either cleaned up or handled, this means that handling of background items should be back to its normal speed.
SilverfinWorking on a solution for the background job problem
We've identified the problem and are working towards a solution. We've also noticed that unfortunately syncs are affected as well, so expect degraded sync performance. We're working on a separate solution for that as well.
We're having some trouble with a background job queueing system. Some things that occur in the background might go slower than usual. We're investigating this issue with highest priority.