Monthly Archives: February 2013

An update on work in progress

In the past two weeks we have been working on some strategic goals:

1. Experimenting with opening content for more stages

2. Working on aspects of and applying for funding for community annotation for the VFB.

The server uptime was 99.9999% for the past three weeks.

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Improved server stability

We are glad to announce that our efforts on improving server monitoring, aided by an apparently more stable reasoner, have proven fruitful.

Over the past week, total server interruption time was less than a minute, and according to Google tools, the site was accessible 99.99% of time.

We hope you enjoy the more reliable Virtual Fly Brain site and please let us know if you spot anything unusual on


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1000+ Hits a Month!

We are pleased to announce that between 7 Jan and 7 Feb this year the site has been accessed over 1000 times –¬†for the first time since the site’s launch in 2011! The number of pages viewed in that time was over 4000 (up 30% on the previous month).

We thank all our users for their support and use this opportunity to announce some important new development that we are currently working on:

  1. Enabling access to the content for more developmental stages and
  2. Displaying “real-life” 3D stacks for some of our data.

These will be released and announced shortly, so watch this space!


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