The Mighty Buzzard writes:
Pardon the short but unscheduled/unannounced site interruption. The cluster backend for our database needed to be resized as it was over 90% full and was causing performance issues. Hopefully it should all be taken care of now and shouldn't need poked at for another couple years at least.
"The cluster backend for our database needed to be resized as it was over 90% full and was causing performance issues."
That's what SHE said.
and SHE shouldn't need poked at for another couple years at least?
At least nine months.
That's what HE said!:)
Apology accepted. Transparency builds trust and is a good thing, unlike many sites.
"from the necessary-roughness dept."
Whip it...whip it good!
Surely should have been "the clusterfuck dept"? But carry on.
I try to keep my cursing confined to comments (both site and source) but you're not wrong.
Ray Winston failure then ;)
Would it still be cursing if it were a Beowolf Clusterfuck?
From the "avoiding a cluster fuck" dept
Well done admins!
I hope you are wrong about the next two years, the site gets good popularity and there's much more need in space for DB :)
Also I did not notice any interruption but then again I was not refreshing every 5 min.
Already have something in mind for that. It's just going to take a good while to write and test.
Around 23 months?
Be careful when poking backend clusters, as it can be associated with vagus nerve stimulation and potential cardiac problems [nih.gov]. Lord knows I've contributed enough shit here which others disimpact.
The windows support guy said I need to power cycle more often.But I don't even own a bike.
Look at this hawk with his stronk meme game.
I think a stork meme game would be more interesting.