Alma EU00 - RCA - December 9, 2019
This document serves as a Root Cause Analysis for the service interruption experienced by Ex Libris customers.
The goal of this document is to share our findings regarding the event, specify the root cause analysis, outline actions to be taken to solve the downtime event, as well as preventive measures Ex Libris is taking to avoid similar cases in future.
Service interruption was experienced by Ex Libris customers served by the Alma EU00 instance at the Amsterdam Data Center during the following hours:
December 9th , 2019 from 11:11 AM until 11:19 AM Amsterdam time
During the event, the service was unavailable for the environment.
Root Cause Analysis
Ex Libris Engineers investigated this event to determine the root cause with the following results:
As a result of a hardware failure, the Alma Data Bases trigger a failover process.
During the failover process, the Alma services were not available for 8 minutes.
Technical Action Items and Preventive Measures
Ex Libris has taken the following action and preventive measures to avoid such an occurrence in future:
- Ex libris engineer are investigating the root cause of the failure.
ExLibris is committed to providing customers with prompt and ongoing updates during Cloud events. Ongoing and prompt updates on service interruptions appear in the system status portal at this address: http://status.exlibrisgroup.com/
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|December 18, 2019||Initial Publication|