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Posted on 10-May-2000 06:57 GMT by Christian Kemp34 comments
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Many people wrote in to say that amiga.com is up again, after what seemed like taking the weekend off. When was the last time you saw a company website, or even a personal homepage, being down for two days?
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Comment 1Eoghann Irving09-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 2Christian Kemp09-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 3Erik Oftedal09-May-2000 22:00 GMT
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amiga.com up again : Comment 18 of 34ANN.lu
Posted by Eoghann Irving on 09-May-2000 22:00 GMT
In reply to Comment 15 (Michael Jantzen):
- Utter BS.
And which particular bit of my post was bullshit? That my
company suffered a week's outage? That outages of 2 days or more
happen to websites all the time? That Amazon has suffered 24
hour outages despite running on numerous servers?
- I have had a webserver on hana.maybe.net (its pretty
- dam slow, so it might seem like its down but its not...) for the
- last year and a half with NO down time.
And that proves that no websites suffer downtime? Talk about
- If I can do that with a leased ADSL line - Amiga Inc can do
- better with a T1.
1) A leased line relies on the provider. If the provider fucks up
you can only move. That takes time. Sometimes weeks, depending on
what you have to do. The fact that you personally have a provider
that hasn't fucked up doesn't prove a thing.
2) servers fall over, get hacked etc. It happens.
3) Amiga is NOT in the web business. The website is an extra. It
is not central to their business and I don't believe for a second
they are using it as their method of attracting business
You can puff and pout as much as you like. The fact remains that
websites DO go down for periods of several days. This happens for
many different reasons. Even running co-located servers is not
guaranteed to avoid it.
#20 Michael Jantzen
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Comment 19Joseph "Floid" Kanowitz09-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 20Michael Jantzen10-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 21Mark Wilson10-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 22John Shepard10-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 23Mark Rippetoe10-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 24J. M. Furtado Sr.10-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 25Eoghann Irving10-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 26Shaun10-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 27Robert Simmonds10-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 28Michael Jantzen11-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 29Jofre Furtado11-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 30Byron11-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 31Jofre Furtado11-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 32MAS12-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 33J. M Furtado Sr.13-May-2000 22:00 GMT
Comment 34Jofre Furtado13-May-2000 22:00 GMT
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