15Nov2019

Rebooting all servers – 15 and 16 November

Rebooting all servers - 15 and 16 November

We are progressively rebooting all servers today to upgrade Linux kernels and install system updates. We are doing this to update recently released security patches and to address critical bug in a recent MariabDB server release.

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6Nov2019

W-29 MySQL Service Failure – 6 November

W-29 MySQL Service Failure - 6 November

An routine scheduled update left the of the MySQL service broken today for nearly four hours. All is back to normal again.

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16Jul2019

WWW-30 Database Connection Errors – 16 July

WWW-30 Database Connection Errors - 16 July

The router to the MySQL database server failed today, resulting in database connection errors. We have restored the connection and all is back to normal.

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8Jul2019

Server WWW-29 offline – 8 July

Server WWW-29 offline - 8 July

Server WWW-29 is Dallas experienced a failed hard drive earlier today. After some downtime, the server is back in service again.

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13Jun2019

Cape Town Network Maintenance – 16 June

Cape Town Network Maintenance - 16 June

The Cape Town data centre will be perforing network maintenace early on Sunday morning. All services will experience a brief interruption during the maintenance.

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