[POSTED 1:41PM PST, 16 February 2012] We are experiencing an outage which may have caused some Residents to be logged out of Second Life. Some regions will also be unavailable. Secondlife.com, the Marketplace and our support services for tickets and live chat are also unavailable. We are working on the outage and will update this blog as more information is available. (Reference
This is the second significant outage in two days. Valentine’s Day saw a hardware failure that took down the Market Place and some of the web services.
Today I watched my little Concurrent User Meter drop by 17,000+ users in one tick. In about 15 minutes the logins were hitting 1,000+ per minute. I suppose everyone was trying to get back in.