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AP Woes

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Drip, May 17, 2013.

  1. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    The Associated Press server is out world wide?
     
  2. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Everything appears kosher on APExchange.
     
  3. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    It all looks clean and green to me.
     
  4. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    It was down, but it has returned! (insert theme from "Rocky" here).
     
  5. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Don't know the exact time of the outage but from what I understand, the server was down world-wide. Ouch.
     
  6. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    The justice department had to take it down for a little while to put some files back.
     
  7. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    I jokingly told co-workers that terrorists are behind it.
     
  8. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    This is the second time it's happened in a couple years. It was out for four or five hours one day in 2010 or 2011.

    I understand computer networks are complex things, but companies paying seven and eight figures for this service deserve backup feeds, and backups of the backup feeds.
     
  9. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    It was definitely out at one point. My co-worker couldn't get onto Exchange at about 6 p.m. PDT (fortunately, I got all the photos I needed by that point), but it was back up a little while later.

    Oh, and don't forget the problems the site had on Election night! Man, that was a nightmare.
     
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