[tahoe-dev] allmydata.com grid full

Andrej Falout andrej at falout.org
Sun Nov 8 01:41:05 UTC 2009

My questions exactly, David.

It seems the tweeter feed was chosen to communicate status to customers, but
last message is more puzzling to me then anything, considering the second
week long (and counting) outage in very short time:

"We are going to be upgrading our storage servers over the next few weeks
and are also planning to release statistics about the grid health.4:54 PM
Nov 5th <http://twitter.com/Allmydata/status/5465542068> from web"

???? So all is great then? No issues whatsoever, just upgrading servers and
providing new functionality?

Or should this be interpreted as "It will take us few weeks to recover

Not questions I should be asking about service which I entrusted with my

Andrej Falout

On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 2:57 AM, David Abrahams <dave at boostpro.com> wrote:

> on Tue Nov 03 2009, "Zooko at allmydata.com" <zooko-yA4Be9i5DcKB+
> jHODAdFcQ-AT-public.gmane.org> wrote:
> > It is full (again).  I'm sorry about that.  We're working on fixing
> > that.  One improvement is running a garbage collection pass (see [1]
> > if you use private caps).  Another is adding capacity.  Once we get
> > this working again so that customers like you can resume backups I
> > intend to open up our munin graphs showing the up-to-the-minute
> > measurements of space usage, load, etc. on all of our servers so that
> > you can see the status of the grid graphically.
> Thanks; some questions:
> * How's that going?
> * Is the grid back yet?
> * Any ETA?
> * If this happens in the future
>  * Is allmydata.com planning to notify its customers?
>  * Will allmydata.com have some way for us to get an ETA 'till more
>    capacity without specifically asking for it?
> --
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