Bloglines, my RSS aggregator of choice, will be going down today for around 6 hours (if all goes well) for a data center upgrade. The linked news post basically says that they are a victim of their own success, which is great news for them as a company.
However, I have to wonder why they are moving in the middle of the day? I work on a web application and the consideration to take down the app in the middle of the day just doesn’t even happen. How can a major service, owned by someone as big as Ask Jeeves, just shut down in the middle of a weekday?
I hope the move goes well, but come one Ask Jeeves, let’s act like you’ve worked online for a few years.