The Commons will be down for several hours on the morning of January 7, 2018 while the Graduate Center performs some hardware maintenance.
[2:37pm EDT] The Commons is currently down, due to a broken database connection. Our technical team is looking into it.
[2:52pm EDT] UPDATE: The site is back up. We’re investigating the root cause.
[2016-03-03 6:00pm] The Commons is currently experiencing intermittent performance issues. The team is investigating. Please watch this space for updates.
[10:15pm EST] The Commons is currently unavailable while we investigate some abnormal behavior.
[Update 10:37pm EST] The site is available again. The problem appears to be related to a corrupted object cache, which was resolved with a hard flush of Memcached.
The Commons will be offline for a few minutes for maintenance related to recent performance issues.
[4:35pm] The site is back online. We’ve put an emergency caching layer in front of one of the sources of the issues, and site resources are stabilizing.
The Commons is experiencing some slow response times this afternoon. The team is continuing to investigate.
The Commons is currently undergoing some performance issues. The site will be shut down for a few minutes as we investigate the problem.
[04:02 EST] The site has been reopened. We will continue to monitor the situation.