Good News, Bad News

The good news: the Technorati bombing seems to be working. Before lunch I checked and the book was #17 on the list. The bad news, I checked after lunch and the whole Technorati site is fscked. It looks like their DB server is down or something. There are PHP errors all over the place sarting with

Warning: fsockopen(): unable to connect to ilb1:8080 in /home/technorati/php/clusterdbapi.php on line 6

Oh well, it should be good for at least the rest of the day when the site comes back up. Anyone else that wants to jump in on this, please do. Just link to The Contortionist’s Handbook in hopes of trying to get this to move up the Technorati products list and everything else takes care of itself. Thanks to those of you who are undertaking this silliness with me. I apprecaite the efforts.

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Dave Slusher is a blogger, podcaster, computer programmer, author, science fiction fan and father. Member of the Podcast Hall of Fame class of 2022.