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 Post subject: 2011-08-24 downtime.
PostPosted: Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:45 pm 
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So some of you might have noticed that the board was offline for a bit today, and even after it came back I had disabled it for a short while.

Well, the problem that has been a headache for RC and I for a while, the database log file growing to absurd proportions for no apparent or fixable reason finally reached its limits and mssql refused to serve the board anymore till we manually truncated the log file (which had no negative impact on the board and RC was able to do it from his smart phone). Then this evening I logged into the server and did what I've been meaning to do for quite some time: change the database back-end from the MSSQL server to a MySQL server RC kindly installed specifically for this board.

So on this new back-end, the out of control log file problem should be resolved (although I will be keeping an eye on it for sure). But more importantly MySQL brings a very useful side benefit: fulltext native mysql search indexing. So for the first time in years, the built in search engine on the board works.

TL/DR: SEARCH WORKS AGAIN.

P.S. there might be a minor blip of downtime tomorrow while I update the board software.


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 Post subject: Re: Today's downtime.
PostPosted: Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:52 pm 
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Yay!

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 Post subject: Re: Today's downtime.
PostPosted: Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:12 pm 
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Happy Isaac is successful happy! Thanks guys!

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 Post subject: Re: Today's downtime.
PostPosted: Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:18 pm 
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The MySQL conversion has been a long time coming--nice!


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 Post subject: Re: Today's downtime.
PostPosted: Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:26 pm 
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Jeff, I replied to you in the tech forum, but I think the natural internet disaster erased it. It was not insured. I'll have to rewrite it. :P

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 Post subject: Re: Today's downtime.
PostPosted: Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:10 pm 
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All the kudos go to Krom on this one. Way to go on the DB conversion.


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 Post subject: Re: Today's downtime.
PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2011 3:58 am 
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Nice!


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 Post subject: Re: Today's downtime.
PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2011 8:28 am 
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Many thanks to RC and Krom! :D

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 Post subject: Re: 2011-08-24 downtime.
PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2011 8:51 am 
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And the board software update to the latest version is done.


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 Post subject: Re: 2011-08-24 downtime.
PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:00 am 
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Cool. So the forum is more stable and faster?

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 Post subject: Re: 2011-08-24 downtime.
PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:02 am 
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Mostly security fixes.


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 Post subject: Re: 2011-08-24 downtime.
PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:53 am 
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Oh yeah, that's good. There's a lot of crazies out there. Its good we have more security.

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 Post subject: Re: 2011-08-24 downtime.
PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2011 4:10 pm 
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Thanks Krom and everyone else who has worked hard to maintain and upgrade the DBB board. It's getting really polished now. :)

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 Post subject: Re: 2011-08-24 downtime.
PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:35 pm 
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Thanks for the work!

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 Post subject: Re: 2011-08-24 downtime.
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good job, and thanks. Folks who do the work to maintain places like this are so valuable!

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 Post subject: Re: 2011-08-24 downtime.
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*faint!*

(well done guys!)


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