Up in smoke

From: CHYRON (DSMITHHFX)10 Mar 19:36
To: ALL1 of 3
(OVH data centre in Strasbourg, my web host)

https://www.theregister.com/2021/03/10/ovh/
 
EDITED: 10 Mar 19:37 by DSMITHHFX
From: koswix10 Mar 20:25
To: CHYRON (DSMITHHFX) 2 of 3
And half of Europes web host too, judging by all the things not working this morning!

Hopefully the only people who got burned are the ones without a proper DR plan.
From: CHYRON (DSMITHHFX)11 Mar 12:36
To: koswix 3 of 3
Reading the linked article, it's not a pretty picture. Speculation is a UPS (lithium battery?) may have kicked it off. Anyway my website was back up by yesterday afternoon.
EDITED: 11 Mar 12:37 by DSMITHHFX