Scheduled Cluster Maintenance

  • 30th September 2009
There will be approximately 10 minutes of downtime this evening while we reboot all nodes on our cluster in order to apply the security and performance updates that have been recently installed. The maintenance will proceed at 11:59pm CST and conclude at approximately 12:30am CST the following day. If you experience any issues outside of this time ...
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Gears server outage after failed reboot (RESOLVED)

  • 9th September 2009
We had upgraded multiple pieces of software and the kernel on the Gears server. It was supposed to be a simple reboot, which takes about 5-10 minutes. Unfortunately one of our technicians made a mistake and started the backup node which accesses the same file system during that time. This meant that two servers were accessing the same storage. ...
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