Our favourite allround blogger, Inara, has written a very infornative piece about SL’s ongoing migration to the cloud. The only question we sailors, pilots, drivers and riders are interested in – how are the sim crossings? – is not answered in Inara’s article tho. 😦 Hmm, maybe it’s too early to determine if the cloud is gonna cripple our simcrossing attempts.
Anyhoo, read the article, leave a Thumb Up for Inara and discuss your simcrossing experiences in the comment section below.
On Friday, October 16th, Oz Linden posted about the work in migrating Second Life services to running on Amazon AWS cloud servers and infrastructure – see: Uplift Update, which I expanded upon in Oz Linden posts on Second Life cloud uplift status.
At the time of that update, it was indicated that about 100 regions on Agni, the main grid, had been transitioned to running on AWS, comprising a mix of Linden-held, Mainland and private regions.
Commencing on Tuesday, October 20th, the Lab will be expanding on the number by “a few hundred” regions during week #43. The announcement came via a forum post by Bugsly Linden, which reads in full (re-formatted for ease of reading):
This week marks the beginning of medium-scale migration of production regions to the cloud (AWS). We will be transferring a few hundred…
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