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broadband database backend migration

Summary: Wednesday 16/11 @ 10:00am we’ll be migrating the database backend for our broadband control systems to new infrastructure. What: We’re running a GaleraDB cluster on MariaDB 10.1 and we want to migrate this MariaDB 10.6. Rather than doing this in-situ and having no roll back plan we made new VMs and a new GaleraDB […]

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plesk001 and plesk002 are down due to packaging issues

Summary: A problem was noticed with the Plesk control panel related to a mariadb package. The package in question was updated which appears to have caused further updates. Both machines are being rolled back to their last snapshots (approx 3am) and will be back online around 09:30 this morning. We’re keeping the original disks for […]

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Storm Watch – Dudley is coming

Summary: Storm Dudley is expected to hit Ireland and Met √Čireann have issued a yellow wind warning for most of the country. While this shouldn’t have much effect on our overall operations from a data centre point of view, it could affect engagement with our customer service teams whom are dotted around the country working […]

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