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1Monday, March 1, 2010

Director’s Report: Debrief Part 2: Technical Detail and Future Systems

TECHNICAL DETAIL: ORIGINAL SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE: SINGLE REPLICATED PAIR In 2007 we started to plan our next generation of data storage. We wished to have a resilient and replicated system that enabled us to not rely [...]

1Monday, February 1, 2010

Director’s Report: Apology and Overview

No charge for February By way of apology I have taken the decision to credit all subscribed accounts with an extra month free of charge; effectively asking no fee for service throughout February. This credit [...]

1Monday, February 1, 2010

Director’s Report: Mail restoration progress

DEAR MEMBERS, As announced yesterday, Recovery Phase 2 initiated yesterday afternoon at about 4pm. This procedure was to cover the restoration of old emails to your accounts. Recovery continued all evening and into the night [...]

1Monday, February 1, 2010

Director’s Report: SAN Failure

DEAR MEMBERS, A very major failure has occurred within the emails storage system. Our central Storage Area Network started showing degraded performance at around 6pm Wednesday evening. As our systems depend on this system to [...]