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.
01:14 AM - UPDATE: Grid maintenance has completed early. The grid is back online.
12:40 AM - All servers will undergo maintenance to upgrade them to the latest linux. Down time begins at 1 AM grid time lastinmg for approximately 30 minutes.
15:20 - UPDATE: What's left on RS14 are some of the ocean regions. It needs some load to help catch the problem for analysis. There was ample capacity in the grid to relocate the private regions without causing any lag. 03:40 - UPDATE: All private and sponsored regions in rs14 were copied to other servers. except for Bathurst, Eclectic Dreams, ... Read More »
Discovery Grid Community Meeting January 15th - 1PM grid time All residents and HG visitors are invited and strongly encouraged to come to the first 2022 Discovery Grid community meeting taking place at region "The Annex". We will discuss the planned grid changes and new features to come. Be prepared to express your wishes for the grid. This is a ... Read More »