MeFi's down. Again. September 24, 2005 1:00 PM   Subscribe

Administrators! It seems to me that this website has been having a lot of downtime recently; well, this century. Do we know any more about what is causing it, and are there plans to combat this phantom menace?
posted by Pretty_Generic to Uptime at 1:00 PM (17 comments total)

What do you think, honestly?
posted by dflemingdotorg at 1:48 PM on September 24, 2005


I honestly don't know, dflemingdotorg.
posted by Pretty_Generic at 2:02 PM on September 24, 2005


As soon as Matt switches from IIS to Apache, everything will be fine. Or is it the other way around?
posted by timeistight at 2:29 PM on September 24, 2005


Hygiene is important in limiting spread of the JRuns.
posted by srboisvert at 2:40 PM on September 24, 2005


In each instance that this type of thing has happened, Matt's said that he has plans to make sure that it stops happening. Why do you think this would be any different?
posted by dflemingdotorg at 2:42 PM on September 24, 2005


i don't understand it myself ... i thought matt did the right thing by having FEMA host his site ...
posted by pyramid termite at 4:05 PM on September 24, 2005


I have to say, this site certainly has convinced me that Windows and Cold Fusion are not a serious server solution.
posted by clevershark at 4:09 PM on September 24, 2005


Matt Haughey is the new Rusty Foster.
posted by keswick at 4:13 PM on September 24, 2005


Around the survivors a perimeter create.
posted by Krrrlson at 4:19 PM on September 24, 2005


Web server. Data access interface. Database.

I think the web server is already Apache and is kicking ass. Seems like the problem is in the interface layer (isn't that where JRun comes in?). I don't think I've ever heard a plan to get off Cold Fusion.
posted by scarabic at 4:24 PM on September 24, 2005


AROUND THE SURVIVORS A PERIMETER CREATE!
posted by Pretty_Generic at 4:35 PM on September 24, 2005


this thread is now about star wars quotes.

I've been waiting a long time for this... MY LITTLE. GREEN. FRRRRIIEEEND.
posted by keswick at 4:51 PM on September 24, 2005


I say we take off, nuke the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.
posted by kirkaracha at 5:09 PM on September 24, 2005



posted by voltairemodern at 5:14 PM on September 24, 2005


kirkaracha, I'll get on that next time I wander into NORAD.

voltairemodem, that book is a trap.
posted by mystyk at 5:17 PM on September 24, 2005



posted by Pretty_Generic at 5:38 PM on September 24, 2005


It's weird, the server has been pretty good lately, only flaking out once every 4-5 days, but for some reason in the past 24 hours it seems to be killing itself every two hours or so, and I'm offline most of this weekend. I've got some help looking into it and I'll spend tomorrow afternoon testing some tweaks out to see if I can get some semblance of stability back.
posted by mathowie (staff) at 5:57 PM on September 24, 2005


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