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Moving databases between servers with minimal downtime

MARCH 06, 2019 | WRITE UPS

Recently we decided to roll out new database infrastructure for many of our backed systems. One of the challenges we faced after deploying the new infrastructure was how to migrate the data from the current production database server to the new server without having to take the system offline while we moved the data. The … Continued

Velocity – End of Life

JANUARY 25, 2019 | SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

After many years of use, the Velocity service (velocity.ncsu.edu) is being shut down. We’d like to take the opportunity to share some history of the service, and explain the reasons for why the service is being retired. A Brief History of the Service Velocity was created in 2008 by Alan Gerber in the College of … Continued