Category Archives: Grid Stability and Reliability

New Members of the Executive Team

Greetings all! As those of you who follow Linden Lab have probably noticed, I’ve been expanding the executive team since I joined in May, 2008.  Each hire has been focused on major initiatives within the Lab designed to make Second … Continue reading

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Weekend Grid Support

Before we hit the weekend, I wanted to update you on our progress on Grid stability. We have taken a number of major steps this past week to improve database performance, which included offloading high impact queries to slave databases, … Continue reading

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Grid Emergency Maintenance

I blogged earlier this week in response to our grid outages over this past weekend. We have put enormous efforts into fine tuning the data layer, specifically in optimizing queries and cleaning up the data structure. However, there is a … Continue reading

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Weekend Grid Outages

Although the second half of 2008 showed a big reduction in usage hours lost to outages (we reduced outage hours by over 50%), stability challenges have increased over the past month on the Grid. This weekend was especially painful, and … Continue reading

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Second Life Grid Update from FJ Linden

Back with the monthly grid update.  Its been a bumpy few weeks, with Level 3 outages, and central database issues.  The good news is that LLnet (data center fiber network) continues ahead of schedule and we should be starting traffic … Continue reading

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FJ Linden (Frank Ambrose): November Grid Update

FJ Linden here, with my monthly grid update. It’s been a good stretch of grid stability over the last month, with one very poor day in the mix.  Some central database issues and then a Level 3 outage in the … Continue reading

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