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-- First Seen: 2011-10-10
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The Curse of the Broken Database
Another Monday morning, and another crash of the AWS database that drives our web site story content (and news). This makes the 3rd time this has happened since moving the web site to AWS. We are continuing to work on a solution. Hopefully, it won't be to move to yet another service provider. We'll see. Thanks to our intrepid readers who brought the problem to our attention.
Well that sucked...
Sometime early this morning, 10/9/2013, the cloud service we run the Big Head Press web site and email service on went down unexpectedly. We have not been told what caused the outage yet. The web site is functioning again, serving today's Quantum Vibe update. Though email is not functional at at this time, we hope it will be back soon. Look for us on facebook for further updates or to send us a message.
Update: All systems seem to be working again. Email is getting caught up now. We thank everyone for their patience this morning and will keep looking for ways to make the site less vulnerable to single points of failure problems.
The Transcript For This Page
Exterior shot of the Dejah Thoris, rocketing through space.
Caption: Aboard the Dejah Thoris, bound for Luna.
Nicole (from ship): This is zero magnification?
Seamus (from ship): I believe it is.
Another shot of space, focus is on two bright points close together, in the center of the field. We see Seamus' hand pointing at them.
Seamus: We're a third of the way there now.
Seamus: Terra and Luna can now be seen as two separate objects.
Establishing shot of Seamus and Nicole, seated at a small table. The wall beyond them is a wall-screen, showing a real-time view of space ahead of them.
Seamus: In a couple more days we'll be able to see them as discs rather than points of light.
Nicole: I've been thinking of going out to one of the lounges after dinner.
Looking past Nicole at Seamus, who brushes a lock of his hair away from his eye with a finger.
Seamus: Good. You need to learn how to deal with your situation, rather than ...
Seamus: Ffft. Stupid curls.
Nicole: If your hair bothers you why don't you cut it?
Two-shot of Nicole and Seamus
Seamus: I need to find an anesthesiologist I can trust first.
Nicole: An anesthesiologist?
Two-shot of Seamus and Nicole, who's looking a bit disgusted.
Seamus: My botched rejuvenation has presented many odd problems, besides my giantism.
Seamus: For example, I can fart at will.
Medium close-up of Seamus, again brushing a lock out of his eye.
Seamus: But specific to your question, my scalp hair has, well, mutated.
Seamus: Each strand has a single, long nerve growing in the center.
Looking past Seamus at Nicole, who looks incredulous.
Nicole: You mean your hair hurts?
Seamus: Only when I try to cut it.