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Scheduled Maintenance
Fool website planned outage Oct 30, 23:45 - Oct 31, 02:00 EDT
We have maintenance planned that will affect all Fool websites. This maintenance is being done to diagnose and fix the performance issues currently happening on all our sites. We do apologize for the inconvenience and will be posting updates on here once the maintenance is complete.
Posted on Oct 30, 15:41 EDT
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Past Incidents
Oct 31, 2014

No incidents reported today.

Oct 30, 2014
Resolved - The issues with the load balancers has been resolved and all traffic behaving normally at this time. Fool on!
Oct 30, 22:56 EDT
Identified - Currently performing maintenance to fix the load balancer issues. This should be completed with the next hour.
Oct 30, 21:49 EDT
Update - Fools, we are investigating a performance issue affecting all Fool.com websites. We have identified the problem to be with our traffic load balancer which handles all website traffic. In order to further diagnose the problem it will cause a short outage across all our sites. This maintenance is planned for midnight tonight.

Sorry for all the trouble and Fool On!
Oct 30, 15:36 EDT
Investigating - We are investigating some issues with scorecard.fool.com. This website is loading very slowly and not displaying correctly. Once more information is found we will post additional updates.
Oct 30, 13:24 EDT
Resolved - We had an issue with a back end service from about 5 am to 8 am this morning causing various issues. The root cause has been discovered and fixed.
Oct 30, 10:51 EDT
Investigating - Our monitoring systems have reported a problem on one or more of our websites and a Fool engineer has acknowledged the issue. The affected website components are updated below. Apologies for the trouble this has caused and we will be posting updates to this incident shortly!

You can view live website stats from our monitoring systems at stats.fool.com
Fool On!
Oct 30, 06:15 EDT
Oct 29, 2014

No incidents reported.

Oct 28, 2014
Much of Fool.com and associated sites experienced a 1 minute outage today due to a configuration issue. This issue has been resolved and all sites are operational at this time. Fool on!
Oct 28, 16:00 EDT
Resolved - Fools! The CMS database server looks to have recovered from it's confusion. No errors the last 25 minutes. No runaway transactions showing in the logs. Go forth and publish!
Oct 28, 12:33 EDT
Update - Fools, the CMS is responding again but we are still monitoring errors to make sure the problem does not come back. If you are using the CMS please be cautious and copy your work frequently so you dont lose it.
Oct 28, 12:16 EDT
Monitoring - Sorry Fools, we are having some database issues on the CMS application and are working to resolve them. Once everything has stabilized and its safe to resume work we will post here.
Oct 28, 12:08 EDT
Oct 27, 2014

No incidents reported.

Oct 26, 2014

No incidents reported.

Oct 25, 2014

No incidents reported.

Oct 24, 2014

No incidents reported.

Oct 23, 2014

No incidents reported.

Oct 22, 2014
Resolved - The database was having trouble talking to the web servers. This has now been resolved and the CMS is available.
Oct 22, 19:14 EDT
Investigating - Our monitoring systems have reported a problem on one or more of our websites and a Fool engineer has acknowledged the issue. The affected website components are updated below. Apologies for the trouble this has caused and we will be posting updates to this incident shortly!

You can view live website stats from our monitoring systems at stats.fool.com
Fool On!
Oct 22, 18:52 EDT
Oct 21, 2014
Resolved - Our editorial CMS application was down for about 17 minutes. This was caused by connectivity issues to the database server that powers the application. The issues have been resolved and CMS is again stable.

Sorry for the troubles!
Oct 21, 15:16 EDT
Investigating - Our monitoring systems have reported a problem on one or more of our websites and a Fool engineer has acknowledged the issue. The affected website components are updated below. Apologies for the trouble this has caused and we will be posting updates to this incident shortly!

You can view live website stats from our monitoring systems at stats.fool.com
Fool On!
Oct 21, 14:12 EDT
Resolved - We have rolled back our changes to allow for further testing.
Oct 21, 01:19 EDT
Identified - We're performing upgrade testing and are aware of two issues at this time affecting scorecard.fool.com and predictive search in some areas of the site. Foolish engineers are on the case!
Oct 20, 22:41 EDT
Investigating - Our monitoring systems have reported a problem on one or more of our websites and a Fool engineer has acknowledged the issue. The affected website components are updated below. Apologies for the trouble this has caused and we will be posting updates to this incident shortly!

You can view live website stats from our monitoring systems at stats.fool.com
Fool On!
Oct 20, 22:22 EDT
Oct 20, 2014
Resolved - All services are running normally at this time. Fool on!
Oct 20, 18:18 EDT
Identified - The database which handles the SMA homepage ran out of available space. We are currently working to increase that storage space and bring the site back up.
Oct 20, 18:00 EDT
Investigating - Our monitoring systems have reported a problem on one or more of our websites and a Fool engineer has acknowledged the issue. The affected website components are updated below. Apologies for the trouble this has caused and we will be posting updates to this incident shortly!

You can view live website stats from our monitoring systems at stats.fool.com
Fool On!
Oct 20, 17:41 EDT
Oct 19, 2014

No incidents reported.

Oct 18, 2014
Resolved - What was affected?
Editorial CMS

What happened?
There were some database changes made to ironically help improve website stability. These changes had some un-expected results which took down CMS from 10:15am - 11:am.
Oct 18, 15:40 EDT
Investigating - Our monitoring systems have reported a problem on one or more of our websites and a Fool engineer has acknowledged the issue. The affected website components are updated below. Apologies for the trouble this has caused and we will be posting updates to this incident shortly!

You can view live website stats from our monitoring systems at stats.fool.com
Fool On!
Oct 18, 11:16 EDT
Oct 17, 2014

No incidents reported.