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    We'll be back soon! There was a data center battery failure after the power went down in Lower Manhattan. Generators powering up. #sandy

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    Gizmodo

    Gizmodo

  2. Our site is down. Problems with NY-area servers due to Sandy. Be back ASAP.

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    BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed

  3. Gawker is temporarily down because the 57th Street Crane just flooded our servers with sea foam, or something. Back with you shortly.

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    Gawker

    Gawker

  4. Mediaite is temporally down. Our NYC based Data center is down due to Hurricane Sandy. We will be back shortly.

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    Mediaite

    Mediaite

  5. Fog Creek's data center in NY is shutting down due to flooding from Sandy. FogBugz, Kiln, Trello will be unavailable. Follow @FogCreekStatus

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    spolsky

    Joel Spolsky

  6. Good morning. The Newark, NJ facility in Cedar Knolls is operating on utility power, has days worth of gen reserves, and has no flooding.

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    linode

    Linode

  7. 51% percent of Americans believe storms affect cloud computing. cnet.com.au/51-of-american…
    Looks like they’re right. twitter.com/spolsky/status…

    Joel Spolsky @
    Fog Creek's data center in NY is shutting down due to flooding from Sandy. FogBugz, Kiln, Trello will be unavailable. Follow @FogCreekStatus

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    mrchrisadams

    Chris Adams

  8. There’s an assumption that when you host in the cloud, the datacenter is well above sea level.

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    JeremiadLee

    J. Political Lee