Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The internet is down. This is my not happy face.

This pattern sums up my day. Obviously the internet is not down but for me it might as well have been. My wife and I had tickets to the Dolly Parton, Pure and Simple concert tonight. Just before we needed to leave the online catalog and the community forum went down. The pages are still there but the databases are not accessible. Both of those features store all their data in a MySQL database. Without the database they don't work.

I thought it might just be corruption and I could just restore from a backup but I soon found out that was not the issue. The problem is on my hosting service end. They know about the problem but it's now 3:45 am and it's still not back up. That's 10 hours and counting. Apparently several of their customers are experiencing the same issue so hopefully it's a hardware problem and the databases are okay. Keep your fingers crossed for me. To rebuild the catalog can take dozens of hours. 

In the mean time the blog is still up and patterns can be downloaded as long as you have the link like in this post so that's a positive. I'll post a message when things get solved or when I know more. Thanks for your patience.

 

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