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lockedWe will be having a short (less than 1 hour) data server outage tomorrow at 16:30 UTC
1 SETI News 4724 1 Sep 2004
lockedWe are back up after restarting the Snap Appliance and making sure everything is OK
1 SETI News 5416 30 Aug 2004
lockedStarting with version 4, BOINC does 'time-slicing' to divide CPU time between projects. Learn more here.
1 SETI News 5660 30 Aug 2004
lockedOur storage array hung again (the SnapApp work around is not yet implemented)
1 SETI News 5206 30 Aug 2004
lockedClimateprediction.net, another BOINC-based project, is now open. We urge all SETI@home to consider participating in Climateprediction.net. This will keep your computer busy (and earn
1 SETI News 5632 30 Aug 2004
lockedWe are investigating the Win98 hang/crashing issues in this Thread Please check it out for any updates. NOTE: This bug puts your machine in a state that
1 SETI News 5926 30 Aug 2004
lockedA fix to scheduler code to get around a possible memory leak was causing it to bomb after a number of connections. We have backed out this change for now and the scheduler seems to be working OK at this point.
1 SETI News 5576 29 Aug 2004
lockedAfter fixing a few inevitable gotchas, we are back up with the major version upgrade to 4.x. The servers may be slow in responding as all clients will be getting a new supply of work. Everyone will need to download a new c
1 SETI News 5431 29 Aug 2004
lockedThe migration plan has been rescheduled for tomorrow the 29th at 10am PDT
1 SETI News 7042 28 Aug 2004
lockedWe are currently experiencing a hardware issue with our scheduling server, we expect this issue to be resolved within the hour
1 SETI News 5909 27 Aug 2004
lockedThe last set of hardware issues have been resolved
1 SETI News 4997 27 Aug 2004
lockedWe fixed the bogus URL bug and all servers are back up
1 SETI News 4907 26 Aug 2004
lockedWe have brought down the splitters, transitioners, and scheduler until a bug in the splitter can be resolved which was causing a bogus URL to be posted for the work-unit.
1 SETI News 5100 26 Aug 2004
lockedA trio of splitters are now up and producing new work. We plan to release major version 4 of BOINC and SETI@Home tomorrow. A clarification about last week's fallback to an earlier DB state: all work that was uploaded
1 SETI News 5427 25 Aug 2004
lockedThe validator is up and running and credit is now being calculated for all those backlogged results.
1 SETI News 5023 23 Aug 2004
lockedWe are currently working on getting the alpha/beta projects working again, as well as getting new workunits generated so that when we restart the public SETI@home project there will be work to send out to the clients. Another n
1 SETI News 6467 20 Aug 2004
lockedThe database has been restored and is being checked now
1 SETI News 5481 19 Aug 2004
lockedWe are now recovering the database from a snapshot made a few days ago
1 SETI News 5175 18 Aug 2004
lockedThe project ended up running all night despite the dropouts, but this afternoon we encountered a sudden raid failure that caused some data corruption
1 SETI News 5111 17 Aug 2004
lockedToday we are continuing to work with Snap technical support to solve our mounting problems
1 SETI News 5370 16 Aug 2004
lockedCurrently the project is up, as we were unable to recreate the problems we were seeing on Friday
1 SETI News 5200 16 Aug 2004
lockedWe encourage everyone to run SETI@home Classic during our server outages. SETI@home Classic makes the same scientific contribution as SETI@home/BOINC.
1 SETI News 5087 14 Aug 2004
lockedAll the data has been copied to the Snap device
1 SETI News 5767 13 Aug 2004
lockedThe download directory is fully transferred at this point, but we are still waiting for the upload directory to finish
1 SETI News 5383 12 Aug 2004
lockedThe DB is now on the Snap Appliance and the web site is back up. The project itself is still down as the transfer of the upload and download directories is still under way.
1 SETI News 5055 12 Aug 2004
lockedThe project is now down for the move of the DB and the upload directory to the Snap Appliance
1 SETI News 4935 11 Aug 2004
lockedWe have started the copy of the download directory to the Snap Appliance 18000.
1 SETI News 5113 10 Aug 2004
lockedThe servers are back up as far as receiving results but not as far as distributing new workunits
1 SETI News 5594 8 Aug 2004
lockedThe scheduling server is down while we work on a download storage problem
1 SETI News 5320 7 Aug 2004
lockedWe developed a hierarchical directory structure to get around the big directory problem (see August 4, below)
1 SETI News 6178 6 Aug 2004
lockedA misconfigured scheduling server ran for about an hour this morning, misinforming users that they had to upgrade to version 4 of the BOINC software
1 SETI News 5464 5 Aug 2004
lockedWe discovered that the sheer number of files in the upload directory was killing NFS performance for the file_upload_handler
1 SETI News 5994 4 Aug 2004
lockedWhile the project is up and functioning normally, the database and web servers are overloaded
1 SETI News 4999 3 Aug 2004
lockedThe project remained down all weekend, but we are back up now. To add insult to injury, the entire lab lost network connectivity to the rest of the world for a few hours this morning. In light of the unexpected length of this las
1 SETI News 5604 2 Aug 2004
lockedThe project is *still* down
1 SETI News 5223 30 Jul 2004
lockedThe project is currently down
1 SETI News 4972 28 Jul 2004
lockedThe project is down while we deal with a backup problem
1 SETI News 5090 25 Jul 2004
lockedWe have shutdown the schedulers and file upload handlers so the transitioners can play catch up again
1 SETI News 5289 25 Jul 2004
lockedWe are now up and running again, during the night we generated 400k results to be sent out
1 SETI News 5322 23 Jul 2004
lockedThe good news is that the scheduler is now running as a fast cgi which means it maintains a persistent connection to the DB
1 SETI News 5774 23 Jul 2004
lockedYesterday we introduced a bunch of performance enhancements to the system
1 SETI News 5442 22 Jul 2004
lockedWe found and fixed the no results bug
1 SETI News 5415 22 Jul 2004
lockedThe log files are currently being compressed, after thats done the project should return to normal.
1 SETI News 5467 21 Jul 2004
lockedWe have brought up an additional transitioner to try and cut through the backlog we have accrued
1 SETI News 5643 19 Jul 2004
lockedSometime between 5pm and 12am PDT, the splitters seem to have stopped producing new workunits
1 SETI News 5429 19 Jul 2004
lockedA server bug was preventing new results from being created in response to failed results. If 2 out of 3 results for a WU succeeded and the 3rd failed, the 2 successful results would not be validated or credited. This is no
1 SETI News 5407 17 Jul 2004
lockedOur database server hung and had to be forcibly terminated. It took several hours to check all the tables and indices. Then we ran into problems with our Network Attached Storage device, which we rebooted for the first tim
1 SETI News 5837 13 Jul 2004
lockedIt looks as though the server components (splitter, transitioner, feeder, scheduler) are now keeping up with demand.
1 SETI News 5550 9 Jul 2004
lockedSince yesterday evening we have distributed over 600,000 results
1 SETI News 6340 8 Jul 2004
lockedWe have moved the scheduling server to another machine in order to free up CPU and memory for the DB server
1 SETI News 5483 8 Jul 2004

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