One of our production web application runs on a dedicated node in DO (Digital Ocean) cloud server. This web application has following services running.

  • Elixir Phoenix API server
  • React.js client server
  • Redis caching server
  • Bots (Slack)

Few days back, Digital Ocean triggered an urgent maintenance for Meltdown and Spectre Mitigations resulting into a reboot of our PROD server. DO did alert us in advance by sending an email notification with schedules. But seems we missed these schedules…

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