Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Dns problems due to hurricane sandy and us data centers

hurricane sandy shows us why having most of the data centers in the usa is such a big threat to the internets stability.



Massive Flooding Damages Several NYC Data Centers
http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2012/10/30/major-flooding-nyc-data-centers/

http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2012/10/29/northeast-data-centers-brace-for-sandy/
http://gigaom.com/cloud/data-centers-batten-down-as-hurricane-sandy-blows-in/
At 8pm on Monday, our primary datacenter suffered a catastrophic failure of its backup generator systems due to the blackout from Sandy. After sporadic downtime, the tech teams restored full service via our backup datacenter.
http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/mediawire/193536/huffington-post-buzzfeed-gawker-sites-go-down-as-nyc-feels-effects-of-superstorm-sandy/


Datagram said on its website. “Downed trees are causing fiber outages all across the northeast.”
http://www.information-age.com/channels/data-centre-and-it-infrastructure/news/2130243/hurricane-sandy-hits-east-coast-data-centres.thtml


In July, an electrical storm that swept across the East Coast knocked out power at a Virginia data center run by Amazon Web Services,
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/30/hurricane-sandy-websites-floods-data-centers_n_2046034.html


auxiliary electrical failure, power systems have failed at our nyc16 facility at 121 Varick St in New York City.  All New York servers and services are now offline and we have no ETA for service restoration
https://support.steadfast.net/News/NewsItem/View/397/full-nyc16-power-outage

UPDATE Carlstadt facilities (410 Commerce & 777 Central) are BOTH dry, operational and running on generators: Nxt update 11ET
https://twitter.com/SunGardAS

http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_21883275/hurricane-sandy-has-direct-impact-some-denver-businesses
http://fogcreekstatus.typepad.com/


10.30.12

CoreSite Data Centers Remain Operational in Wake of Hurricane Sandy
http://www.informationweek.com/hardware/data-centers/hurricane-sandy-surge-challenges-nyc-dat/240012583

http://www.verizonbusiness.com/about/news/pr-26011-en-Hurricane+Sandy+Updates+.xml
http://www22.verizon.com/support/residential/service_outage_information.htm

http://www.rackspace.com/blog/preparing-our-data-centers-for-hurricane-sandy/

http://www.rackspace.com/whyrackspace/network/datacenters/

Datagram, the ISP whose Manhattan servers host BuzzFeed, Huffington Post, Gawker, and other sites, has lost power, 

http://buzzfeed.tumblr.com/post/34607165930/major-media-isp-goes-down
IAD1 and IAD2 are full and the generators can run for roughly 60 hours—that’s 2 ½ days—without refueling

http://qz.com/21606/how-superstorm-sandy-broke-some-of-your-favorite-websites/


What Happens When a Hurricane Hits the Web
http://blog.cloudflare.com/what-happens-when-a-hurricane-hits-the-web
http://www.who.is/nameserver/park1.managedns.org/ ??

http://www.softlayer.com/about/datacenters

http://www.alentus.com/dedicated-hosting/server.asp

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1 comment:

  1. Great post! I know because of Sandy generator rental sales must have been through the roof, I know a lot of my friends lost power. Thank you for sharing this with us!

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