Contacts on Ovi beta database failed - my deepest and most sincere apologiesThu, 2009-02-12 09:12
Written by: Kristian Luoma, Product Manager, Contacts on Ovi.
Something bad happened yesterday. A cooler broke down in the hosting center that we run the Chat service in. This event lead in to two catastrophic consequences from our point of view. Firstly we had to ramp down the service down for a very long period, in fact most of the yesterday morning and afternoon we had a service break. Secondly, our database broke down. Despite the fact that we had regular back-ups, we were not able to set it right.
What we had to eventually do, was to return a back-up copy from our previous hosting center, created on the 23rd January 2009. As a consequence, anything that you