DreamHost seems to be having trouble cleaning up after yesterday’s planned outage; my sites have been down periodically — usually for only minutes at a time — since then. Hopefully things will stabilize shortly.
A planned power outage for emergency maintenance purposes will render all sites and e-mail unavailable for several hours early Sunday morning or thereabouts.
Update, 2/25 at 9:48 AM: My sites were unavailable until 9:30 AM EST this morning — about 2½ hours later than expected, due to a core router issue.
My server has apparently gone blooey sometime within the last half hour or so: at the moment, none of my web sites is currently reachable. I’ve contacted DreamHost about it; let’s see how long they take to fix it.
Update, 9:13 PM: Everything just came back online. The server had some NFS issues, and then didn’t want to reboot, but the technician power-cycled it and now everything appears to be back to normal. Total downtime was a bit more than an hour.
There will be a brief outage late Monday night/early Tuesday morning as my server is moved to a new datacenter. The outage is expected to last about 20 minutes and will take place some time after 10 PM PST (1 AM EST). If all goes well, you’ll barely notice.
Update, 1:40 PM: The sites started coming back a while ago, and DreamHost signalled the all clear about 10 minutes ago. Total reported downtime just over two hours, though actual site inaccessibility was less than that.
As before, sites using “amber” as their MySQL server — notably, FRN and Ontario Herpers — are unreachable at the moment: “amber” does not seem to be down, but the pages are simply hanging forever when trying to load them.
Update, 10:43 AM: The outage is reported resolved, and FRN (at least) is back online. Total downtime, about an hour.