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GMail Down

In the latest in my ongoing series of Major websites experiencing outages, GMail has been down for at least the last hour. Google’s Mail service is excellent and over all I’ve always been pleased with it. Their servers are redundant, I don’t have problems with lost email messages, and the Read more…

By Nick Moline, ago
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Amazon Still down, money down too

I previously reported that Amazon.com was down with a non-descriptive error message. After almost 2 of downtime it seems they’ve decided to have a friendlier error message, so it seems at least they are acknowledging that something is wrong now, but it is still down. According to CNet, this outage Read more…

By Nick Moline, ago
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Amazon down but not out

Amazon.com is experiencing an outage, the most complete I’ve ever seen on the site. The last time I saw an outage on the site was Christmas before last when they were offering mad sales to the first 100 customers on certain items, but even then they had a helpful error Read more…

By Nick Moline, ago
Blogging

I prefer “Sir Nicholas” if you don’t mind.

As for me, I'll be a KnightJust a little bit of Google humor today, I decided to do something I do every so often and do a google search for my name, Nicholas Moline. I was pleased to see that 8 out of the first 10 results were indeed about me (a few of which were by me), but I happened across a listing that made me smile. Google Book Search found my name in a very old book: The Egerton Papers: A Collection of Public and Private Documents, Chiefly Illustrative of the ... contains an interesting mention on Page 403 (more…)

By Nick Moline, ago
Blogging

Archive Tweaks

Ok, now that I’m using the application/xhtml+xml mime type instead of text/html, using a real browser shows you where you have improperly formatted W3C incompliant code on your pages. So I’ve gone through each and every blog entry and fixed the errors in my old badly formatted xhtml. I’ve also Read more…

By Nick Moline, ago
Work

VPNs and old bosses

Today I went over to the District Office to again attempt to troubleshoot the problems with their ability to log into the network through a VPN tunnel. Not seing anything wrong with teh server or the setup in the router I did the only thing logical, I printed off the page listing all the ports they had open on the router and reset the router to factory conditions. I then proceeded to set up the router again from scratch. (more…)

By Nick Moline, ago