... posteverything's server is down, and why?
At 18:50 this evening, our old Maidenhead datacentre was struck by lightning.
At the request of the Fire Service and Southern Electric, we powered-down all (approximately 200) servers in the building.
We are currently awaiting approval from the Fire Service and Southern Electric before powering-on these servers. We have been informed that this should be in approximately one and a half hours.
Well, hopefully it won't strike twice.