DSLReports site outage - 15 April 2012

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by FanJ, Apr 15, 2012.

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  1. FanJ
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    Just to inform you that DSLR/BBR has a site outage.

    From Cabana:
    http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r27120185-page-error-Site-Outage-.-aka-.-Hamsters-On-Spring-Break

  2. Cudni
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    Thank you. I was wondering why the slow access.
  3. FanJ
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    You're welcome, Cudni.
  4. Cudni
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    They are still battling with slow access by the looks of it
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  7. Cudni
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    All good this end too :)
  8. Primrose
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    It's a pleasure..especially to see so many familiar people at this great Wilder's Security Forum. Don't get here very much these days..but lurk often. :thumb:
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  9. chrisretusn
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    Never even noticed. Must be the TZ difference. :)
  10. noone_particular
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    If they'd get more hamsters on the wheel, they wouldn't be worked as hard and they wouldn't be trying so hard to escape.
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  12. FanJ
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    Thanks again John.

    Must be those hamsters
  13. Cudni
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  14. Primrose
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    Update 19:20 EDT
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    Unfortunately, a database server doesn't take kindly to being taken down without proper shutdown procedures and the
    restoration efforts are still under way. No ETA at this time.


    Sad..because at one time they had generator back up as you can see from this outage event back in 2006..happened again as I recall in 2008.

    http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=614624
  15. chrisretusn
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    Noticed the messages on the site today. Still down.
  16. jadinolf
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    That is my most visited forum. I usually spend hours there every day.

    Needless to say, I have lots of spare time on my hands lately.

    sigh
  17. idavid4att
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    I am here.... and still able to help att dsl and uverse customers.

    the QR code off to the left has the contact page particulars.

    Hoping I can still help... I was busy before BBR went down. It's been kind of s-l-o-w without it.
  18. noons
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    I feel lost without DSLR :( I can understand the pain Justin is going through, lost redundant storage is usually never explained and blamed on old firmware. Hes going to get little sleep this week.
  19. trparky
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    I'm just wondering where I'm going to hang out online if DSLReports.com bites the dust.

    I read through the play-by-play description of the system failure and I cringed more and more as I read each event that went by.

    I have to wonder if he'll ever get any of that data back. If you ask me his chances are slim and none, and "slim" has left town and "none" is smiling on the bed and making himself comfortable.

    The dollar amounts alone made me nearly scream. I'd not blame Justin if he decided to just throw the towel in.
  20. rcdailey
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    The sequence of events he describes and the actions of those at the data center makes one wonder how many customers of other data centers around the world may be in similar danger of losing everything and just don't know it yet.
  21. trparky
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    Yeah, I have to wonder too. All that money, all that hardware, all that redundancy. Oh crap, here comes a power outage and *poof* all the data goes bye-bye.

    Personally, if I was Justin I would've gotten his servers out of NAC years ago. This isn't the first time they had power issues like this, it was only a matter of time until a disaster like this happened. How NAC hasn't been sued into the ground is a wonder. Data centers absolutely should not EVER have a massive power outage like this.

    I have my web site hosted on a server located at a data center in Dallas, TX. Never had a power issue like this in over three years! If I remember correctly, the shared server I have my site on has dual power supplies with dual power feeds from two different power utilities.
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  23. jabarnut
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    Heh...Interesting. I certainly recognize a few names around here. (I've actually been a member here since 2006!) Where have I been?
    As some of you know, I'm on BBR every day as well. And like some others, the more I read about the problems Justin is having, the more it sounds like a disaster.
    I'm wondering myself at this point if all of the data will ever be recovered.
    And man, we're talking a LOT of data here. Yikes! :eek:
  24. FanJ
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    I hope that Justin will be able to get things working again and recover the lost info.

    PS-1
    A belated Happy Birthday for Justin's son :D

    PS-2
    For years folks have been posting on the mutual boards in case the other one was temporarily down (at the Wilders board when DSLR/BBR was down, and vice versa). I thank the owners of the respective boards for allowing that!
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    Whoooo are you? LOL
    **Snap** *puppy*
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