Server Tweaks

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  1. Ian

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    The server has been running really slow the last few days, so I've made a few tweaks to how it works :) So far, I think they've made a bit of a change so we should see better loading times on the site :D
     
    Ian, Jul 23, 2009
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    danperteet I broke it again. VIP Member

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    I got the error message again. It was about 15-30 minutes ago. It was the maximum 30 second execution time exceeded message again.
     
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    I wasn't in the forum's today - but this time matches the time that I recieved my error.
     
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    danperteet I broke it again. VIP Member

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    got it again less than 5 minutes ago.
     
    danperteet, Jul 26, 2009
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    Same here on W7Forums
     
    clifford, Jul 26, 2009
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    Yeah it looks like it happened at midnight and 2AM GMT on Friday and Sunday. I'm going through the logs now, but it looks like one of the application pools is crashing.

    If I can't get it fixed in the next week or so I'll need to get the server upgraded and see if that helps.
     
    Ian, Jul 27, 2009
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    I think I'm making some progress. I've had a look at what runs at 12AM and 2AM lots of times, but it looks like the vbulletin internal cron has some big jobs running at 2AM... I'll work on spreading this out and see if that helps as that could go some way to causing the problem.
     
    Ian, Jul 27, 2009
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    Got a new server now and moved some of the sites off the old one to relieve the load - hopefully that will do the trick :)
     
    Ian, Jul 31, 2009
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    Well it's 3 days later and I've not had any automated e-mails from the server telling me that it's had to restart any services, so I think that did the trick :D
     
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    Maurice Bloody good bloke VIP Member

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    Never noticed any problems on here myself but I am only on between 9am & 5pm UK time.
     
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    danperteet I broke it again. VIP Member

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    no problems on my end after that.
     
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    Yeah I never saw many problems in UK time either, it was the USA and Canada that suffered (about midnight GMT) ;). It made it quite hard to diagnose :lol2

    Excellent, I'm glad it's sorted now :D
     
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