Unscheduled Pizza Run (Outage)

Discussion in 'Communications' started by LAJ_FETT, Feb 28, 2013.

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  1. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    Looks like MySQL took a hike overnight. Unfortunately I'd already gone offline for the evening here in the UK and Grimby was offline for a meeting. By the time he found out and emailed Grahame (our server person) he was also offline for the day. But we're back now...
  2. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    How dare you guys have a life outside this place!?!? LOL! It's all good, I do know some had withdrawal symptoms, but I know I survived!!
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  3. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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  4. Bazinga'd SWC/PT/ Spinoff Manager -Destroyer of Spam

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    I thought a Star Trek Fan sent over a Botnet. :cool:
  5. Bazinga'd SWC/PT/ Spinoff Manager -Destroyer of Spam

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    On a serious note, how much memory do you have allocated to SQL. With the increase in traffic on this site, is it going to a problem.
  6. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    Grahame has already said he doesn't think it was a memory issue. We had some of those in the past but we made some changes and that seemed to have sorted it out. Right now he doesn't know what's causing this.
  7. Bazinga'd SWC/PT/ Spinoff Manager -Destroyer of Spam

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    I hate SQL-I think it was designed by the Sith and the Empire....oh wait it was ......Microsoft. ;)

    Cleaning out the cache may help it temporarily, but the long term fix is additional memory. (Just a thought......dont mean to interfere).
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  8. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    Right now it's a bit of a mystery - MySQL just stops. You haven't seen much of the outages because either Grimby or I have been around when it happened so we could email Grahame. Yesterday was just unlucky that we were both offline. I'm in the UK so I tend to be on early in the board day. Grimby and Grahame are in the US so they are around later. Grahame has updated the software to the latest releases. It could be something as simple as one of the plugins throwing a hissy fit. Problem is that our server error log doesn't show anything before/after it happens.
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  9. Robimus Force Ghost

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    Grand Admiral Boodle had his cruisers create a perimeter while his fighters flew into the infrastructure and attempted to knock out the system...........
  10. Bazinga'd SWC/PT/ Spinoff Manager -Destroyer of Spam

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    Are you rebooting the server every time it goes down?
  11. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    Would it help if I got out and pushed?
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  12. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    Not sure what Grahame is doing - whether he's rebooting the server or just restarting MySQL.
  13. Bazinga'd SWC/PT/ Spinoff Manager -Destroyer of Spam

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    BTW- Sorry for the technical questions....Always trying to learn
  14. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    That's no problem - glad to help.
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  15. A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Riot Deterrent

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    The prior Pizza Party was a longsuffering travesty, but last night was simply outrageous. I tried 3 times to get on and update an info page in WNU and, instead, I had time to accomplish stuff in service of DarthRL and spend time with my wife. Completely reprehensible. You'll read my detailed indignation in the First World Problems thread!!!
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  16. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    Hope your wife doesn't see that post - you'll be posting from the doghouse if she does.. :p
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  17. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    Yeah that Pizza Run was completely unacceptable. I ended up finishing all of my homework and hung out with friends! This better not happen again.
  18. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    I was going to suggest starting a pool in Community for the time of the next outage.. :p
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  19. Jedi_Liz Force Ghost

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    is this what the unexpected database error I got last night was? I couldn't even get on using Tapatalk
  20. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    Make it a hot tub party and you got yourself a deal!
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  21. Eryndil Jedi Grand Master

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    Outage? I thought it was the forum telling me it was time to go to bed...
  22. Valairy Scot Force Ghost

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    And it happened again!
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  23. Grahame Server Admin

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    Indeed. I'm working on it, sorry folks.
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  24. Katya Jade Administrator Emeritus

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    It's time to go outside, my nerdlings! Smell the fresh air, take a walk, talk to a person!
  25. thesevegetables Jedi Grand Master

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    WHAT IS A PERSON? I KNOW NOT WHAT YOU SPEAK OF.
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