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Windows 7: ***** Server upgrade *****

24 Oct 2009   #1
z3r010

 
***** Server upgrade *****

Our poor web server has really been feeling the strain over the last few days, serving up over 3/4 million page views a day between our sites. The current setup was never intended to take this much load and has been right at its limits during peak times.

To ensure we keep the site nice and fast (I hate any lag) we have a new very high powered webserver ready to be deployed.

I will be running some tests today and all going well I will be moving SF to the new server at 8am GMT tomorrow morning. I would estimate that will will have about 15 minutes downtime while I copy the files, but due to a change of IP it may be a little longer before you can access the site while the new DNS info propagates to you ISP/DNS provider.

I will update this post later today with the new IP, so when the time comes and you dont want to wait you will be able to edit it into your hosts file to point to the new site


UPDATE
IP will be - 74.86.229.157
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24 Oct 2009   #2
SnarkyTwit

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Sometimes growing pains are good!

Snarks
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24 Oct 2009   #3
bobtran

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I'll be watching.
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24 Oct 2009   #4
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Bigger, Better, Faster, I like it...
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24 Oct 2009   #5
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Upgrades are fun. Regardless of what your upgrading.

Thanks for the notice as well.
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24 Oct 2009   #6
z3r010

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dave76 View Post
Bigger, Better, Faster, I like it...
Oh yes 24 cores of pure power

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24 Oct 2009   #7
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dave76 View Post
Bigger, Better, Faster, I like it...
Oh yes 24 cores of pure power

Attachment 32787
Dear lord.. I want one. How much did one of those cost?
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24 Oct 2009   #8
z3r010

 

Too much
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24 Oct 2009   #9
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
Too much
Thats helpful. lol

I believe you though.
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24 Oct 2009   #10
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

24 cores and 16 gig ram
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