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Server Move Complete!!!!


igor@af
08-14-2004, 12:35 AM
That took waaaay too little time!

Liam at Tiora Networks kicks ass! :grinyes:


I want to say that http://www.Dinix.com (http://www.automotiveforums.com/ads.cgi?http://www.Dinix.com) (our previous host) is an AWESOME company, with real professionals backing it. I strongly recommend them for anyone that runs a pseudo-large website that can be handled by one or two servers. At this point, they are not interested in dealing with the pains of having a network of servers however, and I totally understand that.

Another reason for this move to CA from GA is the locality - over 10% of AF visitors are from California, and having the server closest to the bullseye (in this case right in it) will help out the situation.

Please report any issues you experience on the website here and we will try to get them resolved ASAP!

Thanks again everyone for your support in making AF so great (and big).

Sean
08-14-2004, 01:05 AM
Awesome! I'm glad to hear everything worked out smoothly. Hopefully this will speed up the forum for me too. :iceslolan

igor@af
08-14-2004, 01:06 AM
The 2nd webserver will be setup over the weekend, so right now we are actually on a setup similar to before. But come next week... mwuaha... aha... MWUAHAH.

Haibane
08-14-2004, 01:17 AM
I didn't even notice the move how odd

Dang I am in georgia... Guess I will be screwed now

Moppie
08-14-2004, 01:39 AM
Damn that was fast!

Very impressive!!

Jay!
08-14-2004, 01:43 AM
That was fast.... :uhoh:

Moppie
08-14-2004, 02:22 AM
Black dots are back to!!!

And no DNS issues!!!!!


The forums did actualy get moved didn't they?

igor@af
08-14-2004, 02:24 AM
yep.

Working on glitches now - wish me luck staying up all night!

KustmAce
08-14-2004, 02:37 AM
Thanks Iggy, and put a pot of coffee on.

blindside.AMG
08-14-2004, 05:49 AM
California, great choice! :thumbsup:

liam821
08-14-2004, 07:58 AM
Im tired guys but i think i have it all working. Let me know if you guys have any problems. :)

thanks,
liam

Vric
08-14-2004, 08:52 AM
Already ? wow I was sure the server would be down for days... nice move guys

liam821
08-14-2004, 04:01 PM
Sorry about the downtime this morning. All seems to be better now. Apache was being bitchy.

liam

Vric
08-14-2004, 04:21 PM
not sure if it's me, but most of the forum image doesn't show (red X)

edit: nevermind, look like the server is overload again :(

tman
08-14-2004, 04:49 PM
It's also deathly slow here in North Carolina. My browser timed out twice just getting to this page.

mike@af
08-14-2004, 05:36 PM
...Apache was being bitchy.

liam

What a surprise.

YogsVR4
08-14-2004, 05:38 PM
This may be the smoothest transition AF has ever had. :sunglasse













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jcsaleen
08-14-2004, 07:57 PM
Wow that took 12 hrs thats damn fast my dad did that with his network and it took 2 weeks lol.

Vric
08-14-2004, 11:14 PM
Hope the server have some problem, cos right now, it's very slow

I don't have the database error, it's just the forum that take between 10 seconds to 2 minutes to show a page :eek:

Page generated in 89.69580 seconds with 13 queries

CivicSpoon
08-14-2004, 11:30 PM
I'm glad to see the forums back up so fast. But yeah it's running really slow for up here in NY. Guess it's better than server being busy all the time though; I have yet to see one of those messages all day.

tman
08-14-2004, 11:48 PM
Idk, It's pretty peppy in NC now, oddly enough.

igor@af
08-15-2004, 12:02 AM
The 2nd webserver is not yet setup, along with some configurations that have not been optimized on the current web and db servers. We hope to have everything smoothened out by the end of Sunday.

twospirits
08-15-2004, 12:27 AM
Hey Igor,

Up here in NY, no problems except its running a tiny bit slower, but no server messages. So far so good. But one thing I have noticed is that the automotive magazine threads are very very slow to come up (up to a minute or more) and or post to. I do not know if they are on the same server as the one that was move, but just wanted to let you know.

BTW. That move was quick and smooth. I expected it to be longer. Nice going.:smile:

TS out

igor@af
08-15-2004, 01:39 AM
We are transfering all data from the webserver #1 onto the 2nd one. It should go up tonight, load-balanced!

I am very amazed at the performance of just one webserver so far as it is not only serving AF but also copying all the files, which is taking 42% of the CPU available.

sky-raptor
08-15-2004, 02:33 AM
Geez that was fast! I thought it was going to be done for weeks!

Moppie
08-15-2004, 04:15 AM
24hrs later and Im getting a perfect connection from way down this end of the world :)

Altough I can't connect to get me email?

Vric
08-15-2004, 09:55 AM
today, it's quite fast.. if it could stay like that, AF will be much more fun to visit

igor@af
08-16-2004, 03:29 AM
The 2nd webserver has been in action since late last night, and so far everything is going quite well - VERY low loads on all servers. We are currently looking in to see if we can further minimize page load times.

jcsaleen
08-16-2004, 11:14 AM
What is ourmax compasity now for members it used to be 200,000? How long till we change again?

freakonaleash1187
08-16-2004, 11:34 AM
it has been running fast all the time here in kansas city. the transition did go well, i saw the message and i thought i was going to be without af for a while.

mike@af
08-16-2004, 04:21 PM
Just now for about 5-10Minutes the there was a 500Error (Internal), and its going a bit slow.

twospirits
08-16-2004, 04:36 PM
I had it happen to me earlier today twice. But not now.

CivicSpoon
08-16-2004, 06:11 PM
I've been getting that error for the past 3 hours now. Every other page I try to open i get the message.

igor@af
08-16-2004, 06:35 PM
Still problems?

CivicSpoon
08-16-2004, 06:56 PM
I just had that problem for a minute or 2...strange enough I also got a message saying that my IP address was banned; hense the e-mail I sent you, but it seems to be working now...strange.

Vric
08-16-2004, 07:28 PM
Just now for about 5-10Minutes the there was a 500Error (Internal), and its going a bit slow.

yup, got that error everytime I tryed to come here today.
it's the first time I can enter

twospirits
08-16-2004, 10:13 PM
I've been trying to get into the Automotive Magazine discussions and it keeps getting back the dreaded "page not found". the magazine itself pops up, but to go to the forum side to discuss the topic I get that message. Anyone else have this problem?

igor@af
08-17-2004, 03:06 AM
I know exactly why that is happening. I will get to fixing that tomorrow - 3 AM here.

How do you guys like the load times now!?!? 0.3 seconds for me.

liam821
08-17-2004, 04:08 AM
Ok i just added 4gigs of ram and fixed a few network problems. Hows the speed now? :)

liam

freakonaleash1187
08-17-2004, 08:33 AM
i get about .5-2 second loading times!!!

Amigo1107
08-17-2004, 09:41 PM
wow, fast move, and smooth surfin now. also seems to be less server overloads and server busy messages and that's awesome. way to go.

mike@af
08-17-2004, 10:09 PM
I'd say its a-ok right now. Not problems tonight. Except it did piss me of when I accidently hit enter before typing my pass to log-in and have to wait 15minutes after one try. Other than that, its working excellently! :thumbsup:

mechy1barry
08-19-2004, 03:49 PM
workin jus perfec,enjoyin it!!

Brian R.
08-21-2004, 03:04 PM
Working fast and furious in Maryland. :)

YZ125rider21
09-06-2004, 04:32 AM
this is way faster and less holdup time

sistmaxx
09-17-2004, 12:39 PM
I have 1993 ford Ranger 4cyc 5 Speed and the gears won't shift. Tell me where the hydraulic
clutch resovior is located. thanks
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freakonaleash1187
09-19-2004, 02:30 PM
it is fast for me 22/7. before school in the morning, it is always going really slow (6:00 am - 8:00 am).

CassiesMan
05-17-2005, 10:35 AM
I think this is where I post problems...I cant see anything, only Automotive Forums.com>AF in general>AF News>Server move complete, that Adds by Google box, and then the quick message thing, and nothing else. Am I the only one that gets this?

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