Bitfinex and Ethfinex To Go Offline on 7th January for a Complete Data Migration to New Servers

The team at both Bitfinex and Ethfinex has announced that they plan a scheduled ‘shutdown’ on the 7th of January 2019, to facilitate the final stages of a currently ongoing data migration to dedicated bare-metal servers. The exact timing is yet to be announced by the team at iFinex but the two exchanges will go offline for a duration of between three and seven hours.

The parent company of both Bitfinex and Ethfinex – iFinex – is switching from AWS (Amazon Web Services) cloud to self-designed infrastructure hosted in a data center at the heart of the Crypto Valley in Switzerland. iFinex has selected premium hardware for its dedicated servers that will optimized to handle high volume trading.

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https://ethereumworldnews.com/bitfinex-ethfinex-offline-on-7th-january-for-complete-data-migration/

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