System updates being applied, so a short grid downtime.
9:30AM - Grid Maintenance All servers are being upgraded to the latest kernel. Region databases are also going to be optimized. We do this quarterly as a performance tuneup. The grid will be offline until approximately 10:30AM (or sooner). 10:50AM - Grid Maintainance Completed It took longer than expected. All regions online, grid ... Read More »
10/10/22 2:46 PM Grid time - Hardware Crash OVH support reported a hardware crash of the Discovery Grid Server. It is likely repeated machine check error recovery was happening previous to the crash, causing slow performance. 10/10/22 3:19 PM Grid time - Hardware Repair & Recovery All the RAM modules in the grid server were replaced by ... Read More »
UPDATE 09:00 - all coms are back. It is a rarity to have both external primary and backup DNS servers go down, but they did. Rerouting completed. All regions should be online again. I tested several. Please file a support ticket if your region in not accessible. 06:00 - Communication between several region servers is down. It appears to be a DNS ... Read More »
Update 12:15PM - Grid restarted, all regions online.
July 12 - all servers will receive updates and other maintenance, so the grid will be offline from noon today to 12:30PM.
20:30 - Completed.
19:00 - Some critical microcode updates need to be applied to all grid servers tonight.
The grid will be offline from 8PM to 8:20PM.
Discovery Grid Community Meeting April 23 - 1PM grid time All residents and HG visitors are invited and strongly encouraged to come to the second 2022 Discovery Grid community meeting taking place at region "The Annex". Please be there. I will cover the following topics: - The new TOS and copyright issues and actions - The new DG WEB site - ... Read More »
The Discovery Grid terms of service has been updated. It will become effective May 1st, 2022. Please read it and agree to it before May. The changes to the TOS are clearly marked with revision bars. The biggest change relates to new federal laws and regulations throughout the United States and the European Union. They require content hosting ... Read More »
The DG WEB site has been restyled. It is faster, easier to navigate and looks great on tablets and phones. About half the pages are converted, so some pages still exhibit the old style. The process should be completed in another week.
2:00PM - The grid is back online.
1:28PM - Several important security updates have to be applied. The grid will be offline from 1:30PM to 2PM grid time today.