status and service notices

Uplink Throughput

If you don't see a graph here and your website is down or you are having some trouble with other ithought services, there are bigger problems than just your site being down and I'm probably working on resolving it!


Network issue at hosting provider

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:56:50 +0000

This is resolved. According to our monitoring system, this was 13 minutes of downtime, which puts us down to 99.916% availabilty for the past 365 days

Network issue at hosting provider

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:39:33 +0000

Hello- We are experiencing a network outage from our hosting provider. They have confirmed that power is up and are troubleshooting an issue with one of their switches. Please check back here for updates

Unplanned power maintenance last night

Wed, 05 Jun 2013 16:46:11 +0000

My colocation provider experienced an unplanned power-related outage last night causing a reboot of all iThought hardware. It looks like everything came back up and is fully functioning, but please let me know if you notice anything unusual.

Maintenance cancelled

Wed, 22 May 2013 13:56:55 +0000

From my Provider: "This maintenance has been suspended indefinitely.". It looks like we are off the hook for a bit.

Maintenance rescheduled to 5am on 5/22

Tue, 21 May 2013 23:14:06 +0000

My provider has again rescheduled the maintenance. This will now happen tomorrow morning around 5am

maintenance moved to 5am on May 15th

Tue, 07 May 2013 13:28:26 +0000

The previousy announced maintenance for May 8th has been moved to 5am on May 15th

Scheduled Maintenance: May 8th early morning Eastern Time

Tue, 30 Apr 2013 22:45:07 +0000

Sometime between 5am and 6am eastern time, iThought servers will be moving to new physical space in the datacenter. The best-case scenario for this outage is 10-20 minutes, but the expected duration is several hours. I will post an update here once maintenance is complete, or if it looks like things will go past 9am eastern.

Outage report for last 24 hours

Fri, 08 Feb 2013 02:09:24 +0000

The scheduled maintenance did not go is planned, but everything is resolved and in better shape than before maintenance. You can get all the details at"

Restarts tomorrow evening for kernel upgrades

Wed, 06 Feb 2013 01:05:55 +0000

Tomorrow evening starting at around 9pm eastern, every server will be rebooted for kernel upgrades. Each server should be down for no more than several minutes. If it looks like any outage will take longer than 1 hour, notice will be posted here.

ithought quarterly update: Q4 2012

Tue, 01 Jan 2013 16:35:31 +0000

All is well. No issues this month, consistent traffic, onward to 2013.