This document serves as a Root Cause Analysis for the Alma service interruption experienced by Ex Libris customers on November 13, 2017
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.
Intermediate service interruptions were experienced by Ex Libris customers served by the Alma EU01 instance at our European Data Center during the following time period:
November 23rd, 2017 from 02:57 AM until 03:43 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 analysis with the following results:
The cause of this interruption is still under active investigation
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 Engineers and developers are investigating the root cause of this interruption.
- In parallel a procedure to minimize future down time was given to the Hub, in case they indicate the same behavior in the environment, as occurred in this event
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/
These updates are automatically sent as emails to registered customers.
|December 05, 2017||Initial Publication|