I’m sorry if Hubski was inaccessible for you today. For a few, it may still be.
I did something embarrassing.
A few weeks ago, we migrated Hubski from a Linode to Digital Ocean virtual server.
Over the last couple of weeks we have been pulling things out of the linode, and basically winding it down. We finished a few days ago.
This morning at work, as I sleepily sipped my coffee, I decided to finally shut the linode down. “…no wait, I’ll actually close out the account. It will be just one less thing.”
And so I did.
A few minutes later I got an email from thenewgreen: Subject: site down.
“Huh, that’s weird. It’s too early in CA for akkartik to be restarting it.”
I logged in, and Hubski was humming along. That’s when I got the feeling: The last time I had that feeling was when I walked into Physiology class, and while I pulled out my notebook, everyone else started putting their books under their desk.
I typed 18.104.22.168. “There’s Hubski… ...Oh. no.”
The domain was pointed to name servers on Linode.
Yes. Thanks to me, today we all had to wait for the DNS to propagate before we could visit Hubski again. Luckily most didn't have to wait long. However, I fear an unfortunate few are still waiting.