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lockedCurrently the project is up, as we were unable to recreate the problems we were seeing on Friday
1 SETI News 4825 16 Aug 2004
lockedToday we are continuing to work with Snap technical support to solve our mounting problems
1 SETI News 5009 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 4739 14 Aug 2004
lockedAll the data has been copied to the Snap device
1 SETI News 5432 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 5079 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 4679 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 4600 11 Aug 2004
lockedWe have started the copy of the download directory to the Snap Appliance 18000.
1 SETI News 4817 10 Aug 2004
lockedThe servers are back up as far as receiving results but not as far as distributing new workunits
1 SETI News 5222 8 Aug 2004
lockedThe scheduling server is down while we work on a download storage problem
1 SETI News 5056 7 Aug 2004
lockedWe developed a hierarchical directory structure to get around the big directory problem (see August 4, below)
1 SETI News 5843 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 5108 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 5621 4 Aug 2004
lockedWhile the project is up and functioning normally, the database and web servers are overloaded
1 SETI News 4681 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 5258 2 Aug 2004
lockedThe project is *still* down
1 SETI News 4952 30 Jul 2004
lockedThe project is currently down
1 SETI News 4675 28 Jul 2004
lockedWe have shutdown the schedulers and file upload handlers so the transitioners can play catch up again
1 SETI News 4912 25 Jul 2004
lockedThe project is down while we deal with a backup problem
1 SETI News 4800 25 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 5415 23 Jul 2004
lockedWe are now up and running again, during the night we generated 400k results to be sent out
1 SETI News 4969 23 Jul 2004
lockedYesterday we introduced a bunch of performance enhancements to the system
1 SETI News 5069 22 Jul 2004
lockedWe found and fixed the no results bug
1 SETI News 5018 22 Jul 2004
lockedThe log files are currently being compressed, after thats done the project should return to normal.
1 SETI News 5174 21 Jul 2004
lockedWe have brought up an additional transitioner to try and cut through the backlog we have accrued
1 SETI News 5262 19 Jul 2004
lockedSometime between 5pm and 12am PDT, the splitters seem to have stopped producing new workunits
1 SETI News 5078 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 5037 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 5527 13 Jul 2004
lockedIt looks as though the server components (splitter, transitioner, feeder, scheduler) are now keeping up with demand.
1 SETI News 5231 9 Jul 2004
lockedSince yesterday evening we have distributed over 600,000 results
1 SETI News 5924 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 5107 8 Jul 2004
lockedWe're making some major changes to deal with server performance problems. The project will be shut down for several hours today.
1 SETI News 5255 7 Jul 2004
lockedWe made some progress and are turning the project on. You may still have problems getting work. If that is the case, you might consider switching back to SETI@home Classic for the next few days.
1 SETI News 5585 2 Jul 2004
lockedWe've been having problems with server performance. To address these problems we're making some changes to our database. The project will be shut down most of today while this is being done.
1 SETI News 5914 2 Jul 2004
lockedYesterday morning we shut down the front end of the system to let the transitioners catch up with several days worth of backlogged work, which is why some of you were noticing three results and no credit assignment
1 SETI News 5605 30 Jun 2004
lockedThe web site has been reenabled. We have several upgrades scheduled throughout the week which should help with the performance problems. If the project runs out of work again you are welcome to revert back to the original
1 SETI News 5067 27 Jun 2004
lockedWe passed the safe threshold again, so the web site has been shut down until Monday, after we have had a chance to relocate some more infrastructure services.
1 SETI News 5162 27 Jun 2004
lockedAn additional transitioner has been brought online. We are turning on the web site and will be monitoring the system. We may have to shut it down again if traffic becomes too bad. We are investigating further performance enhanceme
1 SETI News 5239 27 Jun 2004
lockedWe are going to leave the project down until Monday. We are going to bring back up the scheduler in an hour. The transitioner was moved to its own machine and is processing workunits at a much faster rate.
1 SETI News 5507 26 Jun 2004
lockedWe added a second splitter and then hit the next bottleneck which was the transitioner.
1 SETI News 5056 25 Jun 2004
lockedMemory for our web server was defective; we are waiting on replacements before bringing it online.
1 SETI News 5262 25 Jun 2004
lockedThe transitioner is not currently able to keep up with the splitters. We are going to top the project to allow the transitioner a chance to catch up with the rest of the system.
1 SETI News 5456 25 Jun 2004
lockedTo handle increased demand for work, we are bringing another splitter online.
1 SETI News 5038 24 Jun 2004
lockedWe will be having a short server outage tomorrow at 17:00 UTC.
1 SETI News 4982 23 Jun 2004
lockedRead about SETI@home's transition to BOINC
1 SETI News 5138 23 Jun 2004
lockedOur database server crashed yesterday, and it's taken a while for the database to repair itself. Some message-board postings and user profiles may have been lost.
1 SETI News 6614 22 Jun 2004
lockedWelcome to the new SETI@home! The project is now officially active. We've reset the project by deleting all results and workunits, and setting all credits (user, team, host) to zero. Thanks to everyone who participated in
1 SETI News 7375 22 Jun 2004
lockedVersion 3.19 of the BOINC core client for Windows is released. Please upgrade.
1 SETI News 6618 22 Jun 2004
lockedThe URL of this project is http://setiathome.berkeley.edu. If you joined using a different URL, please detach and attach to this URL.
1 SETI News 7231 22 Jun 2004
lockedNOTICE: this project is not officially active. Use at your own risk. We may delete results and reset credits at any time.
1 SETI News 7067 8 Jun 2004

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