@announcements some charts from the downtime
When the volume access started timing out, the load average on the server reached 19.1 (cool)
You can see that we started getting hammered by other instances trying to federate posts with us, with an uptick in inbound network traffic when the incident started and another when the instance came back online.
Hello again, friends. Our apologies for the extended and unexpected downtime. DigitalOcean had an incident involving their block storage, which we use to store our database.
The incident is still being investigated, but things appear to be working now. More information here: https://status.digitalocean.com/incidents/mvn11pzhknk6
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