This server will be down briefly sometime today or tomorrow

MIT is reducing on-campus staff because of COVID-19. This server currently runs on hardware on campus, which if it encounters difficulty may take a while to restart/repair.

So I am going to move it to the Cloud today or tomorrow. This will result in some downtime. So if it isn’t responding, you’ll know why!

Stay Safe everyone!

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And we are back, now living in the clouds :slight_smile:

-Jeff

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Smooth! I did not even notice!

I’m getting good at this, though discourse is trickier then some to move. Yesterday I moved the MIT App Inventor website from campus to the cloud. At the moment the rendezvous servers are still on campus, though I am getting ready to move them now.

The buildservers will remain on campus for now. They are expensive to run in the cloud (96 cores worth). However I have them “staged” so that I can bring them up quickly if I have to in AWS. This is do-able because they have no permanent state/data. They are just compute slaves. The only state they have is the current software to run, and I have that all ready to go in AWS.