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Message 1482081 - Posted: 26 Feb 2014, 20:22:02 UTC

The server hosting the Astropulse database crashed. The database is okay, and we have a replacement machine, but it may be 1-2 weeks before Astropulse is back on line. We are still serving regular (multibeam) workunits in the meantime.
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Message 1482096 - Posted: 26 Feb 2014, 20:42:49 UTC - in response to Message 1482081.

Not good news.
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Message 1482106 - Posted: 26 Feb 2014, 20:52:31 UTC

The server hosting the Astropulse database crashed. The database is okay, and we have a replacement machine, but it may be 1-2 weeks before Astropulse is back on line. We are still serving regular (multibeam) workunits in the meantime.

Thank you for the solid answer

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Message 1482108 - Posted: 26 Feb 2014, 21:05:08 UTC

:( no good

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Message 1482109 - Posted: 26 Feb 2014, 21:05:55 UTC

Not good news but thank you Matt for giving us the info. Feel better knowing what's going on. Having no information is ......... Well it's just not good.
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Message 1482110 - Posted: 26 Feb 2014, 21:08:34 UTC

OH NO ,the humanity!
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Message 1482113 - Posted: 26 Feb 2014, 21:11:12 UTC - in response to Message 1482109.

Not good news but thank you Matt for giving us the info. Feel better knowing what's going on. Having no information is ......... Well it's just not good.

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Message 1482119 - Posted: 26 Feb 2014, 22:09:28 UTC

Thanks for the info Matt. Not the news we were hoping for, but still. Anyway : I wish you and the boys all the best getting things sorted !
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Message 1482147 - Posted: 27 Feb 2014, 0:52:33 UTC

Well that's one way to keep people from hoarding Astropulse work units....

And thanks for the note...........
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Message 1482231 - Posted: 27 Feb 2014, 8:29:44 UTC - in response to Message 1482081.

Thanks for the heads-up Matt.
Good luck for the replacement.
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Message 1482272 - Posted: 27 Feb 2014, 12:33:18 UTC

Question : for the AP WU's that will be completed during the blackout and whose deadline is earlier to the return to normal, what will happen ? Will these work units be considered as valid ?
Example : a work unit completed (100%) with a deadline of 1st march
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Message 1482289 - Posted: 27 Feb 2014, 14:00:00 UTC

Forget my question : upload is off... :(
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Message 1482296 - Posted: 27 Feb 2014, 14:39:19 UTC
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I cant upload done multibeam workunits. Is it the same problem?

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Message 1482303 - Posted: 27 Feb 2014, 15:03:30 UTC - in response to Message 1482296.

I cant upload done multibeam workunits. Is it the same problem?

Yes.
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Message 1482334 - Posted: 27 Feb 2014, 16:44:42 UTC

As for me, I got used to having only random information on what's going on at the back-end. Sometime feels like information only drops in when something is broken. However, information is not necessary for my machine to keep on crunching :)

Anyway, thanks for the news, though they are bad ones. Hope everything will be back to normal soon.
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Message 1482336 - Posted: 27 Feb 2014, 16:44:59 UTC - in response to Message 1482081.

Am I right in assuming that this server failure has also had a ripple effect on other parts of the system? I have more than a dozen completed jobs waiting/pending upload (most of them are not Astropulse jobs), and I have several dozen completed jobs (pending credit) which do not appear to be progressing towards validation.

Would you please post additional updates with respect to what other features/functions have been impacted by this server failure?
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Message 1482445 - Posted: 27 Feb 2014, 19:16:01 UTC - in response to Message 1482336.

Am I right in assuming that this server failure has also had a ripple effect on other parts of the system? I have more than a dozen completed jobs waiting/pending upload (most of them are not Astropulse jobs), and I have several dozen completed jobs (pending credit) which do not appear to be progressing towards validation.

Would you please post additional updates with respect to what other features/functions have been impacted by this server failure?

There is a lot of discussion of today's server problems in the Number Crunching forum, Panic Mode thread. However, I can't see any logical reason why it would be a ripple effect from AP being down. My guess it's a separate problem that happens to be occurring at the same time.
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Message 1482732 - Posted: 28 Feb 2014, 9:21:55 UTC

Thanx for the update Matt!
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Message 1483165 - Posted: 1 Mar 2014, 9:41:42 UTC

Some where around 2-13/2-14 my wife's computer got hit with 3 pairs of the Astropulse 6's in a daily batch, like all at once, doing two at a time while the GPU was doing the ATI open cl in between, they went without a hitch, about 25 or so hour a piece turn around times and uploaded just fine. Am I in the right universe or wrong year? or did I miss something? New guy so be easy on me and my calculator batteries are dead. ;)

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Message 1483172 - Posted: 1 Mar 2014, 10:20:19 UTC - in response to Message 1483165.

Some where around 2-13/2-14 my wife's computer got hit with 3 pairs of the Astropulse 6's in a daily batch, like all at once, doing two at a time while the GPU was doing the ATI open cl in between, they went without a hitch, about 25 or so hour a piece turn around times and uploaded just fine. Am I in the right universe or wrong year? or did I miss something? New guy so be easy on me and my calculator batteries are dead. ;)

They were just resends of tasks that are already in the system from before AP production ceased. ;-)

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