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Server update

Post by CraigRat » 05 December 16 9:18 pm

All,

We are planning to cut over to the 'new' server Saturday 17th of December.

Flights booked and all things looking good.

As part of that I'm doing a final polish of the migration procedure and will be doing the odd database backup in the following few evenings (starting now)

Performance might occasionally bog down ad the logs/cache tables lock while they are being backed up.
Sorry for this.

I'll keep it until after 9pm most nights where I can.

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Re: Server update

Post by mtrax » 07 December 16 6:23 am

Great news, look forward to faster server speeds

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Re: Server update

Post by CraigRat » 07 December 16 4:32 pm

Doing a (Final?) test run presently. Performance should go back to normal within the hour.

Thx.

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Re: Server update

Post by oldfella » 16 December 16 12:25 pm

All the best for an easy change over to the new server tomorrow. Hope it all goes well for you. The last server change over I was involved with we had the " Murphys Law" contribution and it took two hours longer than it should have.

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Re: Server update

Post by CraigRat » 16 December 16 5:45 pm

I'm keeping my mouth shut as I'm VERY superstitious about server upgrades.

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Re: Server update

Post by spatialriq » 16 December 16 8:33 pm

What could possibly go wrong! :lol:

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Re: Server update

Post by CraigRat » 16 December 16 8:44 pm

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Re: Server update

Post by 2y'stassies » 16 December 16 10:05 pm

Hope all goes well. I'm sure all the elves in the background have got their ironing out problems magic tuned up.

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Re: Server update

Post by Agent Basil » 17 December 16 3:41 pm

Do you want us to try to do things ?

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Re: Server update

Post by CraigRat » 17 December 16 4:30 pm

Sure, give it a go, see the other thread in here for known issues

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Re: Server update

Post by mtrax » 17 December 16 5:24 pm

Logging and download caches via api is heaps faster now, practicality instant, I originally thought it was network, now I'm sure it's old server, thanks

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Re: Server update

Post by Zalgariath » 17 December 16 8:58 pm

Damn... even the forum is super noticeably faster... epic! :D

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Re: Server update

Post by rogerw3 » 17 December 16 9:28 pm

:D :griffin

So much faster, even on my old clunky desktop! Thank you guys for all your hard work.

=D> :griffin

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Re: Server update

Post by J_&_J » 17 December 16 10:26 pm

I've been checking out the 'frequent hider' and 'frequent finder' lists on various geocachers and the results are on my screen within a second or two. Previously this took waaaay longer.

Many thanks to our developers for getting our site to this level of efficiency.

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Re: Server update

Post by CraigRat » 17 December 16 10:39 pm

Just wait and see what we can do now.

2017 will be an spectacular year for GCA.

We had so many limits, they are now all gone.

Stats, search, planning tools, oh my!

Spread the word, spread the love.

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