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> Possible Service Outages, 8/27 - 8/29 2011, Storm's approachin!
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post Aug 25 11, 17:22
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Greetings all,

For those who aren't in the US, there's a large hurricane approaching (Irene) the Eastern US coastline, and the current predicted tracks are taking the eye track somewhere between central Massachusetts and Albany, NY.

Although there is a battery backup system for the server and it's connection equipment for short term power outages, any power outage over 2 hours will likely deplete the batteries. With the winds and/or flooding rains expected, there's also always the chance that downed lines elsewhere can disrupt connectivity to the site until repaired.

I'll be keeping an eye on things and will do what I can to keep service running or have any outages restored as quickly as possible should the site go offline.

Course, now that I've typed this it'll probably miss us completely, but if something happens don't worry, the gnomes will be hard at work behind the scenes fixing things up as quick as possible.

Take care,

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post Aug 25 11, 17:39
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post Aug 25 11, 18:06
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Thank you so much, Peter The Invisible Hand, for keeping an eye on MM. That's to say, for working so hard to take the necessary precautions at all times, even with frightful hurricanes approaching.
Do take care of yourself, and I hope Irene sidesteps your area and does not cause too much damage anywhere.
All the best from Buenos Aires,
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post Aug 28 11, 11:18
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Well the area has lost power so I would expect thy unless restored the system will go offline around 1pm Eastern. I'll get things running as soon as practical after power is restored.

Catch y'all in a while!
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post Aug 28 11, 11:19
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Bummer Peter!

Thanks for keeping us updated and hopefully your power won't be out for too long.

~Cleo


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post Aug 28 11, 17:22
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Welcome back all. As you can see power has been restored - one hopes it's for good. Anyway have fun!
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post Aug 29 11, 07:24
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