Downtime Monday (Done)

Hey all, we're planning on having a downtime on Monday, January 19, 2009. Planning on starting around 10 AM CST and it shouldn't last more than a few hours.

This will affect the repositories and the website, but not forums.

We're planning on migrating from MySQL to PostgreSQL, since we've had just far too many issues with InnoDB locking up the database making the entire site inaccessible for minutes at a time, and we can't afford to lose transactions and ACID compliance by switching to MyISAM. Here's hoping it fixes the problem.

Addendum: And we're all done. Very anti-climactic, if you ask me.

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  • Avatar of catamorfizm catamorfizm Jan 21, 2009 at 03:57 UTC - 0 likes

    Thank you for switching over. Much better now.

  • Avatar of Kaelten Kaelten Jan 19, 2009 at 18:58 UTC - 0 likes

    indeed, so far everything looks very good server side. & Adminstrator
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  • Avatar of ulic ulic Jan 19, 2009 at 17:51 UTC - 0 likes

    Anti-climactic...maybe. But at least the site loads now!  :)

  • Avatar of Kaelten Kaelten Jan 19, 2009 at 17:19 UTC - 0 likes

    I wanted fires damnit!

  • Avatar of rasapian rasapian Jan 19, 2009 at 00:03 UTC - 0 likes

    Excellent choice on postgre and isam. Mysql is just not made to handle your type of load.

    Good luck hope it an uneventful upgrade

  • Avatar of EthanCentaurai EthanCentaurai Jan 18, 2009 at 22:07 UTC - 0 likes

    Good luck chaps! Hope it all goes well :)



Date created
Jan 18, 2009