[OSM-dev] Upcoming Planned outage - 9th May 2016

Gerd Petermann gpetermann_muenchen at hotmail.com
Thu May 12 08:48:56 UTC 2016

Hi Grant,

it seems that this hardware change has slowed down the update performance,
means, all my updates via JOSM took much longer until the changeset was
Is that intended?


Grant Slater wrote
> Hi All,
> On the 9th of May 2016 the primary OpenStreetMap database will be
> read-only for important maintenance. Editing the map will not be
> possible during the maintenance.
> Full announcement is available here:
> https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2016/05/02/planned-server-outage-9th-may/
> The Operations Working Group are in the process of planning some
> hardware moves as a result of maintenance at our primary datacentre.
> The plans are subject to change, but these moves are expected to take
> place on Monday 9th May (a week from today), and this will mean a
> period of read only operation lasting for up to 24 hours (into
> Tuesday).
> The read-only period will mean the OpenStreetMap website and map is
> still available, but no map editing will be possible during this time.
> The https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/2016_May_server_maintenance
> wiki page has some more technical details, and will be updated with
> more precise timing information as the plans are finalised in the
> coming days.
> We’re putting out this announcement to give some advanced notice, but
> we appreciate some people will be wanting to know more about the exact
> timings of the read-only period. Please have patience. The Operations
> Working Group are busy making plans, and will aim to firm things up in
> the coming days.
> Kind regards,
> Grant
> on behalf of the OSM operations team
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