With the help of the DBA team, we've been able to bring Blackboard back into a stable condition by removing some blocking processes in Blackboard's database.
This is likely a software bug, or tuning problem. We have a case open with Blackboard concerning the matter.
On Dec 9, 2011, at 3:58 PM, Benjamin Coddington wrote:
> Blackboard is currently having a large blocking problem. We haven't lost any sesssions, and we're working on getting the application responsive again.