[Foundation-l] Scheduled intermittent downtime on all Wikimedia projects on May 24
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Wed May 25 14:50:19 UTC 2011
> Domas, why so defensive?
I'm contrarian in this case :)
> unfeasible because of the work involved, but you can probably say that
> without all the combative snark.
Well, as with every downtime, there are way more issues* that end up uncovered and have to be looked at, and yet largest email threads are about nicer error messages :-)
This will be my constructive contribution to the thread:
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* buggy forcedeth behavior, european DNS server was hanging before maintenance started, loadbalancer likes to throw errors on first slave failure and doesn't go to others, no auto-fallback to read-only mode, too long connect timeouts, etc
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