I try and announce these outages in advance, but performance this morning was just atrocious.
I expected the outage to take about an hour, but it’s running beyond that. I’ll post more as I learn more.
Sorry for the outage.
12:12PM EST UPDATE: everything is still running cleanly, but slower than normal. The cause seems [...]
There are a number of issues to be resolved while I’m at the datacenter, but I expect that the total outage will last less than 2 hours.
The tasks I’ll be working on include:
Putting new memory in one of the firewalls. I’m running a pair of firewalls in fail-over mode, and the fail-over transition works well and takes [...]
I’ve been doing upgrades and migrations for businesses for a decade. It never goes as planned, and in general I advise clients that change is painful.
Unfortunately THR has undergone major change, and is experiencing the related pain.
What I did was move from a relatively simple setup that was failing due to frequent power [...]