Friday, December 27, 2013

2013 Year End Maintenance

Happy Holidays!

We're doing some invasive maintenance and year-end cleanup down at the datacenter today (12/27/2013).  You may notice some service interruptions and glitches on,,, and other hosted sites.

  One of the things we're doing:
    dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda bs=1M &

Update 1:35pm:
  The maintenance completed without incident (and went very smoothly.  Almost too smoothly.)  We've been monitoring the systems for two hours, and everything seems stable and happy.