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Re: imutual.co.uk down today..

Post by expressman33 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:43 am

will their insurance cover compensation for lost revenue ?
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Re: imutual.co.uk down today..

Post by richard@imutual » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:37 am

No.
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Re: imutual.co.uk down today..

Post by blythburgh » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:45 am

In reply to some of the posts above:

No holes in the fence one side and a brick wall the other. I would have to get a pair of steps to look into the neighbouring gardens.

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Post by planteria » Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:20 am

site has been down again today, at least briefly.
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Re: imutual.co.uk down (again) today..

Post by Boro Boy » Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:53 pm

richard@imutual wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:21 am
Well, a very frustrating day yesterday :evil:

By all accounts there are still issues at this data centre this morning, although we appear to be unaffected so far
Boro Boy wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:50 pm
There has been numerous outrages already this year; is it time to consider swapping to a more reliable hosting centre? Time is money after all.... :think:
I'll certainly consider it, but moving hosting providers is a major time-consuming exercise, and changing environments can also introduce new risks. So I'd have to be confident that there is a major benefit in doing so

By my reckoning, until yesterday we'd had two short-ish outages which were host-related. If we'd been on a more expensive hosting plan, it's possible they wouldn't have happened, but yesterday's issue was a power outage of an entire data centre and even the most expensive servers can't survive without power! Of course, a hosting company ought to have suitable backup arrangements but on this occasion it seems that they weren't sufficient. I'll await a report from the hosting company before drawing any conclusions. They are one of the top-rated businesses and will have suffered severe reputational damage amongst thousands of affected customers - so I imagine they will have a huge incentive to put measures in place to prevent a re-occurrence.

One thing I'm looking at is a fallback method for members to keep clicking through to retailers in the event that the main site is ever unavailable in the future. But of course, it's better to never need this option
It would be good to be kept up to date on this one...

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Re: imutual.co.uk down today..

Post by macliam » Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:49 pm

From today's reports on R4, sounds like we need a move to Norway!!
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Re: imutual.co.uk down today..

Post by expressman33 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:19 pm

macliam wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:49 pm
From today's reports on R4, sounds like we need a move to Norway!!
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Re: imutual.co.uk down today..

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:05 pm

At least we are back up and running.
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