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As part of Linode’s scheduled maintenance I referenced here earlier this week, there will be a period of anywhere between 30 minutes and 2 hours downtime starting at 19:00 PST tonight (3am UK time). International times here. There are a number of scheduled downtime windows this weekend where the system can be reconfigured, load-balance, or […]

Linode has advised it will be doing some critical updates this weekend, which might result in some downtime. While the app can survive most servers being knocked off on an individual basis, this downtime promises to be “extra special” as each window entails downtime of multiple servers. I’m preparing to show status updates within the […]

I will shortly be upgrading server infrastructure. I should be able to isolate servers to avoid any disruption, though there’s a small risk of downtime or slightly slower performance during the update.

We’re about to update the catalogue to use a new underlying structure and storage mechanism. It’s unlikely to cause any downtime, but heads-up in case you notice new content or topics are slower to load.

A few components to upgrade today, should be some short downtime ahead. Update: Took site down approx 16:10 UTC, back up approx 16:20 UTC.

Servers will go down soon for a planned upgrade of various infrastructure. Expect 10-15 minutes downtime.

I’m upgrading remaining machines to the new Linode setup today. Expecting just a few minutes downtime.

There has been a syncing issue over the past few days which caused some feeds to not be updated correctly. The main cause was over-excited logging. After the recent infrastructure upgrade, there was a problem that caused logs to not be cleared correctly, impacting on both performance and memory usage. This has been fixed now […]

Linode’s Newark center went down around 10 minutes ago. This affects core Player FM infrastructure. The mobile client will continue to work, playing and streaming, but the website is down and actions such as searching and discovering new channels are not possible. Subscribing and favoriting on the mobile client is possible and will be sent […]

An issue has arisen with the web host, outside of my control and taking down the website and services for mobile apps. The host, Linode, is aware and fixing it now.