The site was offline briefly last night due to power supply issues in the datacenter; generator power kicked in fine, but on switching back to the normal supply the cooling systems didn’t come back online and as a result my hosting provider had to proactively shut down some servers to prevent them from overheating. A very surprising slip-up from Rackspace, widely considered to be the very best in the industry. Slashdot has coverage of the incident.
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