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[COMPLETED] Rolling Restart Beginning at 11:00 AM PST on 12/12/07

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Wednesday, December 12th, 2007 at 4:05 PM PST by: Maurice Linden

[Completed 12 Dec 07, 4:43 pm PST] Rolling restarts are completed.  Cleanup is underway and regions that are still down will be brought back up. -Kate

[UPDATED 12 Dec 07, 4:00 pm PST] Rolling restarts are now 85% complete. Some regions shut down for the restart and stayed down. We are aware of this and they will be brought back up when the remaining restarts are completed. – Kate

[UPDATED 12 Dec 07, 3:02 pm PST] We are more than halfway finished – 60%

[UPDATED 12 Dec 07, 2:30 pm PST] 40% completed…

[UPDATED 12 Dec 07, 1:30 pm PST] 20% finished…

[UPDATED 12 Dec 07, 12:13 PST]

The rolling restart has kicked off slightly behind schedule, and is running now.

Last night we experienced an intermittent inventory database failure. The database recovered but needs maintenance. This requires us to log out a small number of Residents using that database for a short period of time (30 minutes).

As noted in the blog earlier, we tracked down and fixed an inventory bug that was plaguing some Residents. We’ve decided to do a rolling restart this evening to get this fix out to the grid ASAP as the fix was a relatively minor change, but with a potentially large impact. The rolling restart will commence at approximately 11:oo AM PST on 12/12/07, and should take about 2 hours. We’ll update this post as soon as the restart completes. Thank you for your patience.