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Robotics
See You On The Dark Side
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join:2003-10-23
Louisa, VA

Hope Radio Reference Aquires More Bandwidth/Servers

Sad to see this site crash this evening over the incident in Ca.
I been monitoring the incident on several feeds since it started.
Didn't take long for it to come to a crawl. Even disconnected my own feed.

Hopefully when they start charging, they will have the funds to acquire some more bandwidth/severs.

Not cutting the site down at all. But this shouldn't really happen either.
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Long you live and high you fly, and smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry,
and all you touch and all you see, is all your life will ever be.



alphapointe
Don't Touch Me
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join:2002-02-10
Columbia, MO
kudos:2

Yeah, I noticed my feed dropped offline, and it took me a bit to realize why...
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"When the hammer drops, the bullshit stops"



burner50
Proud Union THUG
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join:2002-06-05
Fort Worth, TX
kudos:1
reply to Robotics

said by blantonl;1915087 :
Folks,

Around 6:30 PM CST yesterday, during a very high traffic event, our master database server experienced a hard drive failure in it's RAID array. Because we were experiencing such high traffic, it made it extremely difficult to fail over to a slave server and we had to relaunch a new master server to recover.

It took us a couple hours to re-provision the server and bring the entire site back online. During this time, the site was completely inaccessible and we were unable to record audio feeds during the outage.

Everything is now back online and operating normally - and we'll use this event as an opportunity to further harden the site from future outages.

Thanks!
The site is designed to bring additional servers up as traffic demands increase, but the the type of failure that occurred, the fail over didn't happen properly.
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I'm tired of killing stupid people just trying to do my job and go home!


Robotics
See You On The Dark Side
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join:2003-10-23
Louisa, VA

Good info, and nice to know. Thanks for posting.