OSgrid recovers data, no date for return

OSgrid has posted an update about the data recovery process this week, but there was no information about when the grid will actually be coming back up — or whether all the data will be usable.

“OSgrid cannot verify restored data can be used for asset service due to conversions required for recovery,” the grid announced.

OSgrid's LBSA Plaza is the cross-roads of the hypergrid.

OSgrid’s LBSA Plaza is the cross-roads of the hypergrid.

OSgrid — the busiest open grid on the hypergrid and the main testing platform for OpenSim — has been down since August after a problem with its RAID storage array.


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Maria Korolov is editor and publisher of Hypergrid Business. She has been a journalist for more than twenty years and has worked for the Chicago Tribune, Reuters, and Computerworld and has reported from over a dozen countries, including Russia and China. Follow me on Twitter @MariaKorolov.

1 Response

  1. geir.noklebye@dayturn.com' Geir Nøklebye says:

    From the latest update (Jan 5) “…we expect the data center to receive the recovered drive from the recovery service soon, but do not have an ETA yet.”

    …I thought the US was the land of fast and furious overnight delivery, but what do I know.

    On a side-note to that, I had a colleague who FedEx-ed clean shirts to the hotels he were to stay in so he didn’t have to travel with checked-in luggage.