First Data Partial Processing Failure

It looks like some transactions this afternoon about 4:19 PM Eastern were having trouble being processed by First Data. ┬áThese are fixed as of 5:12 PM Eastern. ┬áRegistrants would have seen an error message stating that the Payment Processor Network is Unavailable and to try again. ┬áMost transactions were going thru, but races may want […]

Security Update – MySQL Database Upgrade

Our cloud provider, Amazon AWS, provided an automated update to our MySQL database service last night. This was to provide a fix to the security report issued by Oracle on Oct. 16. We are happy to report that our highly available configuration allowed our failover database server to be upgraded, and then take the load […]