Web and MySQL failure

This morning around 6:30 AM one of the servers in our web cluster locked up and became unavailable. Whilst en route to investigate the problem two more servers in the cluster locked up and became unavailable. Customers may have noticed decreased performance with the cluster but should not have suffered any actual down time. Unfortunately due to human error, during the restoration of service we also had one of our MySQL servers go down because someone unplugged the wrong server. 🙁

It went something like this 🙂 . We apologize for any inconvenience and are trying to determine the cause to prevent future failures of this nature.

-William and the SOC

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