Nearly two weeks ago my server went
down because of a faulty power supply. At the time, I made a joke about
the power supply going out in flames.
Last night (technically this morning) the new server went down for a few
hours (oh great!) but then I see this in email (forwarded by
At approximately 1:49 a.m. EDT, UPS #2 experienced a catastrophic
failure resulting in a fire. As a result, a portion of the XXXXXXXXX X datacenter experienced a power
interruption that may have impacted some customers.
The Fire department responded to the fire in UPS #2 immediately,
arriving on site at 1:57 a.m. EDT. For safety reasons, access to
the XXXX XX area of the facility was
Well then … (memo to self: no more jokes about servers catching
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