I have a lot of respect for Ev for setting this site up. Back when I used Blogger it was useful. Kudos to him for having the guts to expose the problems he's experiencing and for the effort to maintain the site. As a whole it's a great case study for others who need to learn how to scale similar systems.
Still, I have to laugh when I see it. It's getting to the point where you could write a program that would generate messages for this blog. They would all sound like this:
Looks like Pro is having some flakiness due to the new setup. I'm working on it. Update: Should be better now. (Note, if you're having trouble getting to pro.blogger.com, try pro2.blogger.com. Or, just log in at www.blogger.com and follow the link to your Pro blog. There are back-up servers handling that.)