This page is provided to give an up-to-date status of the iCompute.com service. It will announce downtimes and disruptions in service - both planned and unplanned. Please see our policies on maintenance at the bottom of the page.


Jan 3rd, 2015
At 12:02 AM CST today our mysql server shut down unexpectedly. This was not reported until 8:20 PM CST, when it was restarted. While the MySQL server was down, our WordPress sites were unavailable. We apologize for the outage. Monitor scripts have been changed to prevent a reoccurance.

Jan 1st, 2015
Happy New Year! From 11:12 AM CST today to about 12:02 PM CST, our web server smile was unavailable, with. This downtime was a cascade of errors that ended up requiring supporting services to be restarted. Two more reboots of about 4 minutes each occurred at 2:24 PM and 2:46 PM By 2:49 PM CST, all services were restored and stable.

Dec 17th, 2014
From roughly 1:20 PM CST this afternoon, an NFS server daemon had a failure, causing some services on the web servers to fail. This was fixed at about 2:20 PM CST, when all services were restored.

Oct 2nd, 2014
Recent disclosures about the "shellshock" bug in bash do not pose a major security threat to iCompute, because the web servers do not use bash by default. Other equipment is being monitored for security flaws, but at this time, there is no major concern.


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Any significant downtimes will be posted on this page.

If the downtime is unplanned, it will be posted here as soon as possible after the fact.

If the downtime is planned, it will be posted here at least one week in advance. Downtimes will be planned on Sunday morning between 6 and 8 AM whenver possible. Urgent, significant planned downtimes that cannot be scheduled a week in advance will still be posted here. If we deem it necessary, we will also send out e-mail to our customers with notification for the downtime as far in advance as possible.

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