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Topic # 90978 4-Oct-2011 22:28 Send private message

I was unable to access Geekzone for a roughly a couple of hours ending approx 9pm. I also checked via a couple of US web proxy services.

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  Reply # 529225 4-Oct-2011 22:29 Send private message

You were not alone, maintenance was being carried out.

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  Reply # 529226 4-Oct-2011 22:30 Send private message

Yes. Out for updates.

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  Reply # 529227 4-Oct-2011 22:30 Send private message

Yes, I wanted to expand the drives, change some memory settings... And wanted to do it before the big Apple rush tomorrow.





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  Reply # 529234 4-Oct-2011 22:45 Send private message

Was slow up until a few minutes ago, seems back to normal now.

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  Reply # 529236 4-Oct-2011 22:47 Send private message

Yes, it takes a bit of time to load all the database caches. Sometimes even a few hours, depending on what is being read.

Once it's all loaded, pretty much the system runs out of the caches, only going to disk for writes.

Also you should notice pages a bit faster anyway, since we removed the chartbeat tracking code this week.






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  Reply # 529271 4-Oct-2011 23:44 Send private message

A bit silly to do it without warning considering the yellow banner across the top of the page. :)




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  Reply # 529274 5-Oct-2011 00:05 Send private message

freitasm: Yes, it takes a bit of time to load all the database caches. Sometimes even a few hours, depending on what is being read.

Once it's all loaded, pretty much the system runs out of the caches, only going to disk for writes.

Also you should notice pages a bit faster anyway, since we removed the chartbeat tracking code this week.




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  Reply # 529309 5-Oct-2011 07:55 Send private message

CYaBro: A bit silly to do it without warning considering the yellow banner across the top of the page. :)


Yes, that was bad...

 




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  Reply # 529612 5-Oct-2011 15:17 Send private message

freitasm: Yes, I wanted to expand the drives, change some memory settings... And wanted to do it before the big Apple rush tomorrow.



It's all lies and conspiracy.  freitasm had too many beers, unplugged everything then passed out.  Geekzone only came back up again when Bella rolled her dad over and turned Geekzone back on again. 

True story. 




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  Reply # 529623 5-Oct-2011 15:29 Send private message

The "lies" part is the "big Apple rush"... With such crap announcement as the iPhone 4S we didn't have the 200% jump in traffic we had last year. No even a trace of difference, I tell you.




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  Reply # 529648 5-Oct-2011 15:56 Send private message

Just shows you how big Steve Job's cult of personality is/was.

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