Tumblr set to have maintenance this Saturday

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Tumblr will be down this Saturday

Tumblr will be down this Saturday

Tumblr fans may want to upload their photos and all updates in their accounts before October 6, as the microblogging and social media site is set to be down for the day due to a scheduled maintenance.

During the maintenance, the site will be inaccessible and will be sporadically accessible over the next few hours after Tumblr engineers work on their website.

Here’s what Blake Matheny, VP of Engineering for Tumblr said:

“I have some bittersweet news.

Our engineering team has been hard at work this year, scaling Tumblr to serve billions of impressions to an audience of 150 million people all over the world.

Performance and reliability have improved hugely, but we have more to do.

We are now ready to complete the last major step in upgrading our infrastructure. Unfortunately, it has one very uncomfortable side-effect: all traffic to blogs and the Dashboard will be suspended during the operation – returning a simple ‘we’ll be right back’ message.

We are preparing for nay issues that may arise and want you to expect your blogs to be unavailable starting at 4:00am EST this Saturday (Oct 6th), and to come back online slowly over the next few hours.

I promise, the maintenance behind this interruption will go an extremely long way towards ensuring the highest level of service for many years to come.

Our deepest apologies for the inconvenience.”

With that he signed off. So better enjoy your Tumblr accounts for the next few days!

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