Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-11 Thread Don Hamparian
Jonathan, I'll check this out this morning. Don Hamparian OCLC On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 4:54 PM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: I _believe_ that the OCLC FirstSearch shibboleth server is still down, for anyone who tries to send their users to FirstSearch via Shibboleth. Simon

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-11 Thread Don Hamparian
Jonathan and others who use Shibboleth access to First Search - access looks up and normal so if anyone has any problems - email us at shibbol...@oclc.org. Don On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 6:28 AM, Don Hamparian don.hampar...@gmail.com wrote: Jonathan, I'll check this out this morning. Don

[CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Roy Tennant
Since this topic came up on the list yesterday, here is an official update. Roy Service outage update On Sunday, May 9, the primary OCLC data center in Dublin lost power during required internal facilities maintenance activity. OCLC staff worked diligently to restore services as quickly as

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Simon Spero
At least it wasn't a totally transparent UPS test scheduled for the Thursday of Thanksgiving weekend. My personal philosophy is that every rack should have its own UPS separate from the data center one, with enough capacity to keep going through blips,and handle a clean shutdown if necessary.

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Casey Bisson
Or be like Google, give up on UPSs, and just attached a battery to the DC side of each server's power supply. http://arstechnica.com/hardware/news/2009/04/the-beast-unveiled-inside-a-google-server.ars On May 10, 2010, at 4:41 PM, Simon Spero wrote: At least it wasn't a totally transparent

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Jonathan Rochkind
I _believe_ that the OCLC FirstSearch shibboleth server is still down, for anyone who tries to send their users to FirstSearch via Shibboleth. Simon Spero wrote: At least it wasn't a totally transparent UPS test scheduled for the Thursday of Thanksgiving weekend. My personal philosophy is

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Simon Spero
The unix hackers at the Technion did that to the Vaxen 11/7XXes; didn't trust the walk-in UPS, because the mainframe and Vax 9000 would drain it to the dregs. Couldn't do the same thing for the Sun 4/XXX because no source license. Up hill, both ways, in the sand. Simon On Mon, May 10, 2010 at

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Simon Spero
On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 4:54 PM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: I _believe_ that the OCLC FirstSearch shibboleth server is still down, for anyone who tries to send their users to FirstSearch via Shibboleth Are you sure you're saying it right? Simon

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread stuart yeates
Simon Spero wrote: Of course, the real problem is that too many people are writing unoptimized code in energy-inefficient languages like ruby and PHP, which require far more servers, and far more cooling, to do the same work as properly written code. No, the real problem is with trolls

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Alexander Johannesen
On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 06:59, stuart yeates stuart.yea...@vuw.ac.nz wrote: No, the real problem is with trolls sending flamebait. Friggin' AMEEN! Alex -- Project Wrangler, SOA, Information Alchemist, UX, RESTafarian, Topic Maps --- http://shelter.nu/blog/

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Andrew Hankinson
Writing code in energy efficient languages is the funniest thing I've heard in a while. It ranks up there with setting my desktop wallpaper to black because it uses less energy. More servers are required because more people are writing webapps because Ruby and PHP make it easier for more

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Michael J. Giarlo
... people took Simon's comment seriously? C'mon, failsters. Stop making it so easy. -Mike On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 18:49, Andrew Hankinson andrew.hankin...@gmail.com wrote: Writing code in energy efficient languages is the funniest thing I've heard in a while. It ranks up there with

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Alexander Johannesen
Michael J. Giarlo leftw...@alumni.rutgers.edu wrote: ... people took Simon's comment seriously? Language is a funny thing ; some times the things that are being said is taken seriously. And the script-haters are spread far and wide, so there was no reason not to take him seriously. Should the

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Kyle Banerjee
Is there even a C webapp framework available? C is for wussy. Real hombres only need assembly.

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Kyle Banerjee
mujeres sir!! - Original Message - From: Kyle Banerjee baner...@uoregon.edu Date: Monday, May 10, 2010 9:18 pm Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Is there even a C webapp framework available? C is for wussy. Real hombres only

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Chris Cormack
: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU  Is there even a C webapp framework available? C is for wussy. Real hombres only need assembly. -- -- Kyle Banerjee Digital Services Program Manager Orbis Cascade

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Kyle Banerjee
Oh wow, want a shovel to help dig you out of the gross generalisations hole? Nah -- I'm totally secure in my idiocy. If I really step in it, I'll get loads of hate mail. If I'm really unlucky and it takes on a life of it's own, I may even be forced to issue a groveling public apology. Been

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Sean Hannan
://www.webtoolkit.eu/wt#/src/hello From: Code for Libraries [code4...@listserv.nd.edu] On Behalf Of Andrew Hankinson [andrew.hankin...@gmail.com] Sent: Monday, May 10, 2010 6:49 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update