timothy from the you-were-asleep-face-it dept.
The Next Web reports that GitHub — home to many open source projects — suffered (and quickly recovered from) a service outage this morning, starting around 14:00 UTC. Other than that the problem "appears to have been caused by its database server," the cause isn't clear.
"Lead us in a few words of silent prayer."
-- Bill Peterson, former Houston Oiler football coach