Server Move

Posted by Arvind Gupta on 03:29 PM, 03-Oct-10

With the ever increasing traffic (smile) and (consequently) the high server load, we’re having some performance and stability issues lately. In the hope of overcoming these issues we’re moving to a better server.

The process will start tomorrow (04-Oct-2010) at around 3:00 AM GMT and should not last more than 2 hours. During this time the blog administration area will be disabled. Blogs will remain accessible but with new comments and guestbook entries closed. In short, anything that adds or changes data will be disabled to avoid inconsistencies.

Unfortunately, as server moves involves DNS propagation, it might take even longer (depending on your location) for the site to start working.

For those of you who want to know the reason – After the move is complete there’ll be two copies of MyWapBlog.com on two separate servers (older one disabled, newer one functional) but the domains might still keep pointing to the older one for sometime (until DNS changes are fully propagated throughout the world).

So, depending on your location you might not be able to reach the functional server for some time (a few hours).

If you want to reach me in real-time, for any reason, just tweet me at (http://twitter.com/mywapblog). All tweets are forwarded to my cell phone.

Thank you for your understanding.

Arvind

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10 responses to "Server Move"

Brett Walker on 03:47 PM, 03-Oct-10

4th of Septermber?.... Maybe 4th of October Arvind!! smile (just a thought)!!
Cheers buddy!!..

TechGuy-Wasif Abbas on 05:51 PM, 03-Oct-10

I have been experiencing this problem from time to time. Hope it will be fast and quick response. I am now using 3G services and hope it will match the speed. Best wishes !

Arvind on 06:26 PM, 03-Oct-10

@Brett,
Oh my bad... That's 4th of October. Changing it.

Arvind on 06:33 PM, 03-Oct-10

@Wasif,
I sure hope sosmile

XXX on 11:57 PM, 03-Oct-10

Thats gr8 smile

Fitzterun on 12:19 AM, 04-Oct-10

i dnt experience any server downtime... Well much traffic is part the problem 15000 ( a month ) * more than 5000 users == much bandwith usage and i guess you paid almost 80 $ per month

Fitzterun on 12:20 AM, 04-Oct-10

i dnt experience any server downtime... Well much traffic is part the problem 15000 tf( a month ) * more than 5000 users == much bandwith usage and i guess you paid almost 80 $ per month

Arvind on 05:58 PM, 04-Oct-10

@XXX,
Thanks

@Fitzterun,
Yeah, the server was fine, but there is a limit to how much it could handle. So, I thought of being "safe" by moving to a scalable server that can expand as need be.

SUMBODI on 07:46 AM, 05-Oct-10

I wish everyone took their passion to heart as well as you.You do a great job.

Arvind on 09:04 AM, 07-Oct-10

@SUMBODI,
smile smile

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