I apologize to all my readers for the extended downtime. Apparently there was a massive hardware failure early Wednesday at 1and1, my hosting provider. According to an email I received from them; “The web server that your site is hosted on has been offline due to an apc power failure of 3 server racks. While all the other affected servers came back online, this web server did not recognize its RAID subsystem. RAID stands for “Redundant Array of Independent Disks” … Continue reading
WapReview.com and WapReview.mobi were both down for about seven hours today starting at around 1 PM Pacific Time. My hosting provider 1and1, can tell be nothing other than that a hardware failure occurred. Everything’s back up now and it looks like the site survived with no lost of data. I hate it when this happens, especially not being able to do anything to fix it. Back to regular posting tomorrow.
I’ve been using 1and1 shared hosting for about five years. Until last month it was great; fast, cheap, reliable and when I did have a problem it was fixed quickly, usually in less than an hour. January thorough August this year I averaged 2 hours/month downtime as measured by host-tracker.com. That works out to 99.7% uptime which I consider pretty good for shared hosting. Then things started to go downhill. September saw nine hours of downtime and in the first … Continue reading