One of our primary databases has been offline for weeks thanks to some hardware problems. Thankfully we've been able to run without it, but the existing hardware was beginning to reach its limits, like driving a car on three wheels. The good news is: it's back. And over the next month we have a lotContinue reading “Woo! Another Database”
As you may have noticed, photomatt.net has been down along with mullenweg.com, which means that I can’t blog and I’m not getting any email. It’s very rough! There seems to be a hardware problem with the server, so hopefully the people at the DC can get it sorted soon enough and I can get backContinue reading “Web and Email Woes”
There was a funky bug where some servers (including my own mullenweg.com) weren’t getting mail from WordPress.com. Detective Donncha was on the case and tracked it down and all that mail should start going through now.
There was a catastrophic hard drive failure on the central database server very early this morning, Donncha was on the ball and switched all the traffic to a recent backup so most things would work while we investigated the hardware failure. This means that an old version of your site was shown for a fewContinue reading “Back to the Future”
For the people who are into that sort of thing:
It’s Labor day so we’ve been working extra hard for you. Here are a few of the latest improvements on WordPress.com: Managing links works better. You can now use extended entries with the “more” WYSIWYG button. You now get less generic profile information on registration. Invites are a lot smarter — it prefiles a lotContinue reading “A few updates”
As we boldly go where no blogging service has gone before, it seems we don’t have enough power! As in electricity to physically power all of the new hardware we have. I asked if hamsters on wheels would help things out but they seem to think the power requirements are even beyond that. It’s notContinue reading “Beam me up Scotty”
If you thought things were fast now, check this out. 🙂