PaddyM crashed last night.... (January 21, 2015)

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Message 1630966 - Posted: 22 Jan 2015, 0:36:56 UTC

PaddyM crashed last night, possibly due to extra-high demand on its disks. It came back up OK, but in order to get things in a state where it won't happen again, we're going to have to do some shuffling.

In order to do the shuffling I've had to bring the Astropulse database back down for a while. That means we will probably run out of Astropulse work (if we haven't already). I'm hoping the file moving will go fast enough that I can bring AP back on line tonight, but I wouldn't say that I'm confident that will happen.
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Message 1630971 - Posted: 22 Jan 2015, 0:49:30 UTC

Thanks for the news Eric, best of luck with the shuffle.
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Message 1630976 - Posted: 22 Jan 2015, 0:52:37 UTC

Thanks for the news. As we all know. Things will take however long they take. Just don't stay up all night staring it.
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Message 1631035 - Posted: 22 Jan 2015, 1:52:41 UTC

Eric...

Go home, get some rest, and try to fix tomorrow.
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Message 1631099 - Posted: 22 Jan 2015, 4:02:23 UTC

Thank's Eric for the news figured something big when the cricket flat lined ,think i'll stop fer a day and keep my buffer should be ok fer a week or so before they need doing and reduce the server work load when you do get it up and running.

Thank's again

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Message 1631165 - Posted: 22 Jan 2015, 8:58:27 UTC

Thanks for the news, Eric.
Hope that the AP database recovery is complete sometime soon, and that helps things run smoother as well.

Best of luck with it all, I know how hard you are working to maintain project uptime.

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Message 1631277 - Posted: 22 Jan 2015, 17:04:49 UTC

Whenever it's ready to deliver AP's again, my computer is ready. No sweat, there's worse things brewing in 2015 than computer crashes.
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Message 1632515 - Posted: 25 Jan 2015, 10:23:22 UTC - in response to Message 1631277.  

It's good to see that with the bad news, comes some good.

With the down time you were able to get the assimilators running on AP so that you can finally see the science behind all the crunching that has be done.

Good work guys and gals!
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Message 1632529 - Posted: 25 Jan 2015, 13:03:14 UTC

Thank's again Eric and the team looks like all systems go all the servers are online (except splitters but normal when tapes run out) looks like everything is back to where we left off before original problem Bruno .Even running out of work on Sunday night 11.58pm here so fingers crossed you can all have a well deserved break .

Thanks again

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