Daniel Mayer wrote:
I thought each db server was on a UPS? If not, then
As I understand it, our whole rack has two UPSs. The breaker that went is the
one that feeds power *from* those UPSs *to* the racks.
It's specced way over what should be needed there; according to bw at the colo
they've got the company running diagnostics on it as it shouldn't have been able
I also thought we had the capability
to go read only from the other server farms when the Tampa farm went down. If not, then
No, we've not had this capability so far.
We are a top 20 website that makes more than enough
money to hire enough people to make sure
services decay gracefully and to make sure we have adequate redundancy. I'm working
on the current
year budget. Please start thinking about your staffing and equipment needs for the rest
If you've got the budget now we'll be happy to spend it. But for a "top 20
website" we've still got a piddly little budget and a single employee. Sites
with comparable traffic sell for many many millions...
-- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com