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  • 13 MAR 2018

    SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE/UPGRADE OPERATION

    UPDATE: All works completed successfully

    Hello ~okeanos users,

    We'd like to inform you about scheduled maintenance/upgrade on ~okeanos service between 9:00 EET and 11:00 EET on Thursday, March 15.

    Your VMs and Pithos+ files should remain unaffected. The upgrade is expected to cause minor disruptions to the ~okeanos service. Astakos, Cyclades and Pithos+ Web UIs and their APIs will be unavailable for a short time during the upgrade.

    No loss of connectivity is expected for the VMs.

    Thanks for your understanding,
    the ~okeanos team

    posted by okeanos on March 13, 2018, 10:50 a.m., filed under all , status , ~okeanos

  • 17 JAN 2018

    SCHEDULED UPGRADE ON ~OKEANOS SERVICE

    UPDATE: All works completed successfully

    Hello ~okeanos users,

    We'd like to inform you about scheduled upgrade on ~okeanos service between 10:00 EET and 12:00 EET on Monday, January 22.

    Your VMs and Pithos+ files should remain unaffected. The upgrade is expected to cause minor disruptions to the ~okeanos service. Astakos, Cyclades and Pithos+ Web UIs and their APIs will be unavailable for a short time during the upgrade.

    No loss of connectivity is expected for the VMs.

    Thanks for your understanding,
    the ~okeanos team

    posted by okeanos on Jan. 17, 2018, 10:29 a.m., filed under all , status , ~okeanos

  • 06 JUL 2017

    SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE/UPGRADE OPERATION

    UPDATE: All works completed successfully

    We'd like to inform you about scheduled maintenance/upgrade for ~okeanos service between 10:00 EEST and 12:00 EEST on Tuesday, July 11.

    Your VMs and Pithos+ files should remain unaffected. Maintenance is expected to cause minor disruptions to the ~okeanos service. Astakos, Cyclades and Pithos+ Web UIs and their APIs will be unavailable for a short time during the upgrade.

    No loss of connectivity is expected for the VMs.

    Thanks for your understanding,
    the ~okeanos team

    posted by okeanos on July 6, 2017, 3:28 p.m., filed under all , status , ~okeanos

  • 11 MAY 2017

    IMPORTANT UPGRADE ON ~OKEANOS SERVICE

    UPDATE: All works completed successfully

    Hello ~okeanos users,

    We are happy to announce that on Tuesday, May 23 between 09:00 and 13:00 EEST we will be doing a major upgrade on the ~okeanos service, with a new version of the Synnefo software and a new version of the operating system for its infrastructure.

    During the upgrade, all running Cyclades VMs will be temporarily shut down and automatically restarted afterwards. The Cyclades and Pithos Web UI and APIs will also be inaccessible in the above timeframe.

    Thanks for your understanding,
    The ~okeanos team

    posted by okeanos on May 11, 2017, 7:42 a.m., filed under all , status , spotlight , ~okeanos

  • 21 OCT 2016

    SURVIVING A RADOS OUTAGE

    Hi ~okeanos users,

    Recently ~okeanos service faced some disruptions, as we informed you on a previous blog post. Let's shed some light on what caused them.

    The ~okeanos storage backend (Archipelago) is backed by Ceph, an open-source distributed software-defined storage solution. On Friday, September 9, at 9 p.m., Object Storage Daemons (OSDs) of the RADOS cluster became unstable resulting in the cluster erroneously marking OSDs as down. This incident led to I/O freeze and cluster malfunctioning. In order to ensure data integrity, we had to resort to special handling and tooling and managed ... read more

    posted by okeanos on Oct. 21, 2016, 7:53 a.m., filed under all , status , ~okeanos