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Maintenance window on July 14th

The operations team has been hard at work over the past few weeks putting together completely rebuilt infrastructure to support our growth and scale. All our systems have been built from scratch using Chef and a variety of other tools to help ensure they’re rock solid.

As part of the migration to new systems, we’ll have to take down the rails application which runs to migrate data from the old databases to the new ones. We’re planning on doing the switch over at 3:30 UTC on July 14th. You can use this tool find the time in your local timezone. We expect the migration to take no more than 30 minutes.

So what does this all mean for you?

  • gem install and bundle install will continue to work normally
  • gem push, gem yank, and other commands which interact with the database will not work
  • will show a maintenance page if you go to the site in your browser

Thanks for your patience as we work to improve the stability and availability of

As always, please feel free to reach out to the operations team with any issues. Thanks for using!

Sam Kottler