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UPDATED - Unscheduled Downtime - November 4th

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Jaiccar Alkalazulu
Jewish Zeppelin Mafia
#101 - 2012-11-04 04:01:25 UTC
2 players on line and not accepting any more connections lol i know they are killing my POS!!!!
The Carnifex Corp
#102 - 2012-11-04 04:01:27 UTC
Thank God the iClone app is still working or I might be panicing right now.

Skill queue still ticking. Blink
Between Ignorance and Wisdom
Helena Russell Makanen
#103 - 2012-11-04 04:01:49 UTC
Two players online but not accepting connections X

"If a miner needs to go to the bathroom, for instance, I ask that they dock up first, or at the very least ask the Supreme Protector for permission to go."  -  James 315 - aka - the miner bumper

Thomas Gallant
Quafe Company Courier Shipping
#104 - 2012-11-04 04:01:53 UTC
Ando Gart wrote:
Kalkoken Sukarala wrote:
0 seconds is a long time...

Waiting for 0 seconds is like dividing by 0.

then multiply by imaginary infinity, and add the square root of negative Pi, and congratulations, you've just killed a calulator!
Defiance Metal Works
Gorgon Alliance
#105 - 2012-11-04 04:02:09 UTC
Clambumper June wrote:
Trokiel wrote:
Well, at least this gave me enough time to go into the kitchen and make a huge batch of chili and then go outside for some fresh air!

Should have used that Bean-o before eatting the chili. Farts are good for digestion, but bad for relationships and aroma therapy...

Nah, the farts are the fun part, it irritates the wife and annoys her dog.
Black Aces
Goonswarm Federation
#106 - 2012-11-04 04:02:19 UTC
Daemon Ceed wrote:
nortelslug wrote:

100% uptime HA costs HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS of dollars, plus full hardware replacement in multiple datacenters at regular intervals + running a backup internet. For $200/month@400K players, it MIGHT be doable.

**** happens. Move on with your life and come back tomorrow. The world did not end.

Hundreds of millions? Not quite. You can get very close HA (the OS's would have to reboot) with a VMWare cluster running your hosts and redundant SAN's connected to the cluster. I spoke to a Dev @ Eve Vegas and the issue running on VMWare ESXi was that when a node migrates from one server to another it either hangs on re-building the node. It seems more of a software issue than anything else, but if they really wanted to I'm sure they could find a solution to the problem.

Plainly put, relying on physical hosts to run everything on bare metal leads to long downtimes. Utilize virtualization, snapshotted data storage or continuous replication, and you can effectively ensure 99.99% update and razor thin RTO/RPO's for a few hundred thousand for a medium sized business. Not hundreds of millions. I do it at my job every day and have never had a time where systems weren't live within 5 minutes or less during a catastrophic failure. We also use Site Recovery so with a single click of a button we can bring our systems online at a secondary site within minutes should we our primary datacenter gets cratered.

Right... go ahead and snapshot their database servers, let me know how that works out for you. When would you suggest they quiesce them? Every 5 mins?

Heh' "site recovery manager" I should be so lucky to have an installation small enough to be serviced by a software fail over system like that.
Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#107 - 2012-11-04 04:02:32 UTC
For when it just can't ever go down... ever...

I'm just saying...

CCP Falcon
#108 - 2012-11-04 04:03:05 UTC

Original Post Updated Big smile

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Sten Beldrulf
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#109 - 2012-11-04 04:03:18 UTC
Rocketfish wrote:
W00t! I logged in!

Dirk Kouvo
The Silver Foxes
#110 - 2012-11-04 04:03:18 UTC
Tiger Bite wrote:

I would like to report that the link at the log in screen for the eve client is broken... it links to:


It should link to:

Tiger Bite

Congratulations on being the second useful post in 5 pages!

As to everyone else rather than thinking of it in terms of hours or minutes until EVE is back online lets try to consider it in terms of useless comments in this thread. Like my contribution here.

Cheers all & Work Hard CCP minions!
Ando Gart
#111 - 2012-11-04 04:03:50 UTC
CCP Falcon wrote:

Original Post Updated Big smile


and is currently not accepting connections.

No kidding ;)
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#112 - 2012-11-04 04:04:00 UTC
Divine Chaoss wrote:

I think my brain just crashed

Checking... running diagnostics....

Bad news, man. It's hardware damage.

Just rest easy, I've sent Igor out to find a spare.
Federation Uprising
#113 - 2012-11-04 04:04:01 UTC
CCP Falcon wrote:
Tranquility and our web services were taken offline for an emergency reboot at 01:05 GMT on November 4th.

We are currently investigating ongoing server issues. At present the ETA for Tranquility to be back online is 1.5 hours.

This thread will be updated when we have more information. We apologize for any inconvenience caused for the unscheduled downtime.

UPDATE - 03:55 GMT 04/11/12 - Tranquility is back online for testing purposes and is currently not accepting connections.

Can I help test? <--- not GLADOS
oien cabrereas
Gold Trading Inc..
#114 - 2012-11-04 04:04:09 UTC
CCP Falcon wrote:

Original Post Updated Big smile

you got meee soo happy until i read the original post....... :(
Brianna Bloodfang
Fang Activities Alternate
#115 - 2012-11-04 04:04:34 UTC
now 3 players and no accept
Absolute Order
Absolute Honor
#116 - 2012-11-04 04:05:09 UTC
I want my EVE! Blink
Federation Uprising
#117 - 2012-11-04 04:05:11 UTC
Sten Beldrulf wrote:
Rocketfish wrote:
W00t! I logged in!


To the forums...silly.
Abditus Cularius
Clancularius Industries
#118 - 2012-11-04 04:05:19 UTC
Kelseru wrote:
Remember to be nice to the nerds. Chances are you will be working for one someday.

The 1990's called. They'd like to let you know that this didn't work out, the nerds failed hard at running businesses, and every significant business is still run by the same type of person it has been since the industrial revolution.
Brianna Bloodfang
Fang Activities Alternate
#119 - 2012-11-04 04:05:21 UTC
Disciple Amphal wrote:
It'd be awesome is all the data was corrupted/destroyed and we had to start from scratch!

that will suckz for all the high skill players
Imperial Shipment
Amarr Empire
#120 - 2012-11-04 04:05:37 UTC
Brianna Bloodfang wrote:
now 3 players and no accept

CCP Falcon wrote:

UPDATE - 03:55 GMT 04/11/12 - Tranquility is back online for testing purposes and is currently not accepting connections.

Be patient, they are testing to make sure everything is stable Big smile

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