#6184 Outage: HyperKitty database schema change - 2017-08-04 21:00 UTC
Closed: Fixed 4 years ago Opened 4 years ago by abompard.

Outage: HyperKitty database schema change - 2017-08-04 21:00 UTC

There will be an outage starting at 2017-08-04 21:00 UTC, which will last approximately 15 hours.

To convert UTC to your local time, take a look at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/UTCHowto or run: date -d '2017-08-04 21:00 UTC'

Reason for outage: important HyperKitty database schema change

Affected Services:

  • HyperKitty, the mailing-list archives and reading interface
  • Postorius, the mailing-list administration interface

Unaffected Services:

  • Mailman will not be affected, emails sent to the lists will continue to be delivered during the outage, but they will not be archived at that time (the archiver will be offline). The emails delivered during the outage will be added to the archives when it is back online.

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The data migration is lasting longer than expected, it's still running at 15:20 UTC. I'm keeping an eye on it, but there's no way to have progress on the currently running SQL query.

The outage is now over, I'm rebuilding the cache in the background to speed up the UI, but it's functional. The data migration took around 33 hours, while my two tests on staging both took around 12 hours :-/
I think it comes from the large difference in workload between the staging and the prod DB servers.
My apologies for this bad anticipation, I'll take it into account next time.

Metadata Update from @abompard:
- Issue assigned to abompard
- Issue close_status updated to: Fixed
- Issue status updated to: Closed (was: Open)

4 years ago

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