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something afoot at the Circle K

We apologize for the downtime on the Daily Blog this week. Although such lapses are typically due to an overabundance of "enui," this time, it was that damn'd Berkeley DB in MovableType.
A word to the wise: do not forsake a real database for a text file. You will pay dearly.

After we paid the price and uttered an unusually high number of explicatives, we were able to recover, thanks to the modular nature of MT. The best news is that we are now running on an upgrade (ver 2.661), so look for some Atom fun soon. As you might expect, we're using MySQL. :)