The web database server flagstone.cc.gatech.edu went offline.
WHEN DID IT HAPPEN?
July 7, 2011, at 6:35 PM.
WHY DID IT HAPPEN?
The server suffered a hardware failure.
WHO WAS AFFECTED?
Users of the following websites. Some of the sites are down while others are running in a degraded state, with database-driven features unavailable.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO?
No user action is required.
HAS THE PROBLEM BEEN RESOLVED?
No. TSO is working to restore the databases to another server.
WHO SHOULD YOU CONTACT FOR QUESTIONS?
TSO Help Desk (CCB 148, 404.894.7065, firstname.lastname@example.org)
The databases were moved to the database server cobblestone.cc.gatech.edu, and flagstone is now an alias pointing to cobblestone. All affected servers were returned to normal operation at 4:40 PM, Friday, July 8, 2011.