first_imgAfter a Blogger outage that left users unable to post, the blogging service is now back up. Blogger Tech Lead Eddie Kessler said users lost the ability to post for 20.5 hours, but the problem actually started at 10 p.m. PST on Wednesday, May 11, when Blogger went down for what was supposed to be a routine one-hour maintenance update.Kessler said that during the scheduled maintenance Wednesday night, Blogger experienced “some data corruption that impacted Bloggers behavior.” He said that the platform experienced a number of irregularities during the update, including sporadic outages, vanishing posts, and users ending up at the wrong blog accidentally.Blogger didn’t come back up an hour later like it was supposed to, and besides not being able to publish new articles, anything that was written after 7:37 a.m. (PDT) on May 11 was lost from all Blogger blogs, leaving many people worried that their content had been permanently deleted. The site was put into a read-only mode, making it possible for users to visit the blog and read posts. Blogger said that when the problem first occurred during Wednesday’s maintenance, it rolled Blogger back to an earlier version. This version caused posts published after 7:37 a.m. that day to be temporarily removed.Earlier today, Blogger announced on its official Blogger Buzz blog that posting was back up, however, the missing content is still not appearing on the sites. The word is that it should be replaced in the next few hours.via Blogger Buzzlast_img