RS10 Server Maintenance Feb 27th

I received a notice from the server hosting company that they have to take server RS10  down for hardware maintenance. On RS10: OVH will intervene on this equipment on 27/Feb/20 11:00 AM - 27/Feb/20 1:30 PM. For safety, I will stop all regions on that server and take a backup Thursday Feb 27th 10AM. If their mainteance completes without ... Read More »

23rd Feb 2020
January 29 - DC$ Money Service is ONLINE

14:21 Grid Time - UPDATE DC$ transactions are working again. It was not the fault of PODEX and not even the fault of the DC$ money service. It was a critical system update that reverted some important settings. All fixed, and sorry for the long delay. Note: all DC$ balances are OK. You may need to hop to another region (and back) to get your ... Read More »

29th Jan 2020
January 18 - All Regions Soft Rolling Restart

All regions will undergo a soft rolling retsart to apply a major performance and bug fix to the grid. Any region with avatars present will be passed over until no avatars are present.  Don't panic if you have activities going on.This change fixes slow or failed TPs, slow or partial rendering of objects or textures, sow world map displays, wierd ... Read More »

18th Jan 2020
January 3 - Region Server RS7 rebuild COMPLETED

January 3 Update 7PM - Server rs7 has been rebuilt, all regions are restored and online. I will process the region tier credits ASAP. Thank you for your kindness and patience in this nightmare scenario. One again backups saved the day.January 2 Update 6:45PM - Server rs7 fails to initialize. I am awaiting a response from the server hosting ... Read More »

26th Dec 2019
December 21 - Year End Tasks and Email Hygiene

Happy Winter Solstice, First light of Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, and the many Winter Holidays people celebrate on this planet.  To all our local grid residents and Hypergrid visitors, I thank you for your patronage. You all make this grid the best it could be. As we approach the beginning of the new year, there ae some tasks I urge us all to ... Read More »

21st Dec 2019
December 20 - Soft Restarts of all regions to clean up memory leak

Don't panic - no need to flee or logoffThe Sept 12 release of NaniSim has a region memory leak. The regions keeping growing in memory usage so after about 2 weeks they end up using the entire server's memory. If you have experienced editing problems, rez problems, textures loading very slowly, it's because of that memory leak consuming all of the ... Read More »

20th Dec 2019
December 7 - COMPLETED - RS4 regions moved to new RS11 server

UPDATE 12:10AM Dec 8All regions moved successfully to RS11 SSD.  RS4 has been retiredMore Winter Solstice upgrades  - Late tonight (10PMish grid time) I will move all the regions presently on rs4 to the new rs11 SSD server, and rs4 will be retired. After the move, the server asset caches will be empty so region startup or asset rezzing times ... Read More »

7th Dec 2019
December 7 - Regions on RS2 moved to new rs10 Server

Happy Holidays and Winter Solstice renewal! As the DG older servers come due, I have been replacing them with faster servers. Server rs2 has been retired and all of the regions on it were moved to a new faster SSD server, rs10. All regions are running. As part of the move, the server asset cache starts empty, so it will take a day for the cache to ... Read More »

7th Dec 2019
Deccember 5 11:30PM - Servers RS8 & RS9 online

Both servers RS8 and RS9 are online. All regions in them have been started. The larger prim regions might take longer than usual to complete their initialization becase all of the server asset, mesh, and script caches are empty. When the caches fill up, as the regions fetch their assets, region performance will be at maximum.I do thank you all for ... Read More »

6th Dec 2019
December 4 - Server rs9 now online, rs8 in progress

UPDATE: 2:06PM Dec5Server rs9 is back online, all regions are running all prims restored from backups. RS8 is being scrubbed and provisioned at this time with a new linux OS. Regions up are: Botany Bay Brillig Buzzards Bay Celyddon LooseCannon Pearl Sea Sea Dogs Islands East Test8x8 Vanta Black UPDATE: 2:40AM Dec 5Server rs9 is being ... Read More »

4th Dec 2019