I run for my buddy I deal with the up keep of the site and today we have one of our biggest shows and our boards went down?

this is the error messages sent to email

Database error in vBulletin :

Link-ID == false, connect failed
mysql error:

mysql error number: 0

Date: Friday 24th of March 2006 11:36:41 AM

and this is the one on the main page

There seems to have been a slight problem with the database.
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We apologise for any inconvenience.