Tag Archives: Updates

Resolved: Open Library unexpected downtime

Update: This should now be resolved. 6 pm PDT. Adobe had an unprecedented license server outage for most of the day on May 15th (PDT). Users have experienced issues checking books out of our lending library, mainly getting various Adobe errors. We are still trying to resolve the issues resulting from Adobe’s server outage and […]

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Open Library Scheduled Hardware Maintenance (Completed)

Open Library will be down from 5:00PM to 6:00PM SF time (PDT, UTC/GMT -7 hours) on April 1, 2014 due to a scheduled hardware maintenance. We’ll post updates here and on @openlibrary twitter. Thank you for your cooperation. UPDATE 5:23PM PDT – openlibrary.org is back online now.

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Scheduled Downtime (Completed)

We’re planning for a scheduled downtime on Sunday, August 5 for migrating our database server to new hardware. Open Library will be unavailable for  about 3 hours during 7:00 PM PST – 10:00 PM PST. We’ll post here when the site’s back online. UPDATE 8:40PM PST: The migration is  complete. Both openlibrary.org and covers.openlibrary.org are back […]

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“We’re Re-Tribalising”

“It’s no longer one thing at a time, but everything all at once.” Happy Birthday, Marshall McLuhan. (Via @josettemelchor on Twitter.)

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Our Search Engine Was Hurting

Sorry to say, but our search engine is all kinds of weird this morning (San Francisco time). Lots of the pages you see around the site, like a Work page or a Subject page, or indeed the Search Results page are driven largely by search. So, while we’re working on fixing the problem, please excuse […]

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