NEW TOYS! CEO is upgrading!

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NEW TOYS! CEO is upgrading!

Post by OrangeDragon » Tue Jul 22, 2014 3:54 pm

But that also means there may be a little downtime as we transition over. Weekends are out slowest traffic periods, so I will be launching this Sat. morning. During the actual transition there will be about an hour of downtime, after that the database will be pointing to the new server from both the old server version of the site and the new. We will leave it this way while the DNS updates globally, so that should be the ONLY downtime anyone experiences. Once it's clear the new DNS is updated for all hosting companies we'll then drop our old server and be slick and shiny on a new dedicated box.

Thanks for your patience!

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Re: NEW TOYS! CEO is upgrading!

Post by Mrs Stroppy » Tue Jul 22, 2014 4:12 pm

Well done OD!
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Re: NEW TOYS! CEO is upgrading!

Post by ExPenhMan » Tue Jul 22, 2014 4:48 pm

The response times from your current server are pretty good. But if new balloons and streamers make you happy, go to it boys!

So just what does this new setup do? In simpleton language, please.
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Post by OrangeDragon » Tue Jul 22, 2014 4:53 pm

For one, it should be even faster. :-D

For two, it won't be shared with a bunch of other businesses... so we'll have a little more control of what I can make it do. For example, a mod we've wanted is the URL rewrite so instead of "/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1306" it would be "/NEW-TOYS-CEO-is-upgrading.html"

Search engines like it more, and people seeing the link like it more. Makes backups easier, makes future hardware upgrades easier, etc.

It's mostly for me... you guys won't see much, lol.
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Post by General Mackevili » Tue Jul 22, 2014 4:55 pm

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Re: NEW TOYS! CEO is upgrading!

Post by StroppyChops » Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:49 pm

I trust you'll let the community know if dollars need to be kicked in for rack space...
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Post by OrangeDragon » Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:22 pm

I mean, you guys are free to donate ;-)

My preferred method of payment is Makers Mark or Mezcal Tequila.

But really my other hosting business + the ad revenue here covers it. One of the main reasons I'm doing it right now instead of 6 months from now is that I had to increase my space anyway to accommodate 2 new clients, and their added yearly fees made the cost practical to make the jump.
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Post by General Mackevili » Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:29 pm

OrangeDragon wrote:I mean, you guys are free to donate ;-)

My preferred method of payment is Makers Mark or Mezcal Tequila.
LoL, we should go to a subscription model. Everyone needs to donate 1 bottle a month to keep our memberships active.

We have about 350 members, so we'd be set (and drunk) for life! !
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Re: NEW TOYS! CEO is upgrading!

Post by StroppyChops » Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:43 pm

OrangeDragon wrote:One of the main reasons I'm doing it right now instead of 6 months from now is that I had to increase my space anyway to accommodate 2 new clients, and their added yearly fees made the cost practical to make the jump.
Oh, I see, so just being selfish then really. Sniff.

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