[CentOS] [CentOS-announce] Notice of Service Outage and followup LON1/UK Facility

Sat Apr 2 16:07:41 UTC 2016
Always Learning <centos at u64.u22.net>

On Wed, 2016-03-30 at 11:25 +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:

> On Wednesday February 24th, at  6pm UTC time, the DC hosting some of
> the CentOS equipments used for various roles had suffered from
> multiple electricity power outages. The facility was completely dark
> for just under 2 hrs, and we were able to start recovering services by
> 8pm UTC. By midnight we had most services restored, by 2:00AM UTC Feb
> 25th we had all services restored.

No emergency diesel generators ?  

I live in an area, having an unpublicised nationally strategic telecoms
hub, with 9+ discrete data centres within 1.5 km of a power station
(linked by dedicated underground cable to another power station) yet
each data centre has at least one diesel generator.

Resilience seems to be their motto.


England, EU.      England's place is in the European Union.