[OSM-dev] [OSM-talk] Downtime

Corey Burger corey.burger at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 18:27:15 BST 2007

On 9/21/07, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
> In message <yek8x70e883.fsf at dellow.uk.cyberscience.com>
>         Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
> > In order to overcome the recent slowdown in API performance we need
> > to take the API offline for a few hours to allow the node tables to
> > be reindexed using a tile based indexing scheme.
> >
> > We plan to do this tonight, starting at 23:00 UK time, or 22:00 GMT.
> >
> > Hopefully this will only take about three hours and the API will be
> > back in the early hours of Saturday morning - the very latest I would
> > expect it to be available again is around 0700 UK time on Saturday.
> Slight change of plan...
> We're going to reschedule this to 13:00 GMT so in about 3 hours from
> now - this is in order to try and get it completed before the west
> coast wakes up.
> Tom


Thanks for doing this on short notice. I understand you went out of
your way to help the two mapping parties this weekend (Victoria and
East Hants). I certainly noticed how much faster the API was.


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