[LLVMdev] Report on Recent Outages

David Blaikie dblaikie at gmail.com
Fri Dec 19 09:28:33 PST 2014

On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 1:45 PM, John Criswell <jtcriswel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> Some community members have contacted me directly regarding recent outages
> of the LLVM services.  While I'm no longer a University of Illinois
> employee, old habits die hard, so I asked around. :)

Thanks for the update! Who should we be reaching out to in the future when
issues like this come up?

> First, a storage array at UIUC developed issues over the weekend. The UIUC
> IT people were on it, but the first fix did not appear to work as expected,
> causing performance degradation for systems using the storage array.  I
> believe the mailing list server is one such system, explaining why the
> mailing lists didn't work yesterday.
> There will be more work on the storage array between midnight and 8 am
> Central time tonight; it is possible that the LLVM/Clang mailing lists will
> be down or experiencing degraded performance during that time.
> Second, a router in the UIUC CS department failed today, preventing access
> to the LLVM server (which hosts SVN, web, and other services).  This
> failure was independent of the storage array failure.  To the best of my
> knowledge, that is fixed and running again.
> On behalf of my alma mater and former employer, I apologize for the
> inconvenience.  However, their IT people are aware of the problems and are
> working on it.  With luck, everything will be fixed and running smooth by 8
> am Central time tomorrow.
> On a final note, if you need to contact me directly, please use my gmail
> address.  My illinois.edu address is forwarding mail for now, but
> apparently it won't do so forever.
> Thanks for your patience everyone.
> -- John T.
> --
> John Criswell
> Assistant Professor
> Department of Computer Science, University of Rochester
> http://www.cs.rochester.edu/u/criswell
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