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Planned Infrastructure Upgrade

Discussion in 'Development Blogs' started by q220, May 17, 2014.

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  1. q220

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    I managed to strike a pretty good deal with the current datacenter where I have all the servers located. It comes down to an average upgrade on processing power and a great one for data throughput (better connection and raid SSDs), while cutting down the monthly price of that server by 60%.

    In the not so far future, Build will be moved over to that server box, and will be temporarly unavailabl during the progress. An announcement will be posted when this happens.
     
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    What's the catch?
     
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    None really, this package is being sold cheaper than what I had to pay for a year ago. Basically the processor is a great upgrade for Minecraft (you don't need a gazillion of cores, but you want best single thread performance cpus. Basically a dualcore at 3.70Ghz would work much better than a octactore at 3.40 Ghz) Memory remained the same. But instead of having platters and an SSD extension (which required a special package) they now offer SSDs in raid, without the need of that package (which is already 25 dollars less a month).
     
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    How long will this temporary unavailability last? One day, two days, five days?
     
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    Should be like a day max
     
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    Thats the hottest thing I have heard today.
     
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    Pretty neat news!
    Server just keeps on improving!
     
  8. WardenWolf

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    Make VERY certain you also get a mechanical hard drive to perform daily backups to. Unlike mechanical drives, SSDs tend to fail more or less at the same time, meaning you will likely have VERY little warning between when the first one fails and you lose all your data. This is a very dangerous situation.

    Note: I work in a datacenter, and I am an experienced systems administrator. Be VERY careful doing this.
     
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  9. Ivan1pl

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    build server down. Is it being upgraded atm?
     
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  10. WardenWolf

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    That's what we're all asking . Nobody's been told anything. Which leaves me wondering because this should have been a 4-hour job, tops.
     
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  12. Fireinferno13

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    Dont get yo panties in a bunch kids, the server will be back soon (tm)

    Until then, go enjoy the beutiful summer weather outdoors. Middle Earth isnt goin anywhere.
     
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    But, but.. It's raining.
     
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    Also, it's midnight.
     
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    Ever consider a poncho?
    Thats when the magic happens
     
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    Nonono... that's not what I was saying, I was saying that Q had stated it could take up to a day. Gah. :confused:
     
  17. WardenWolf

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    Everyone's QQing. Literally. :p
     
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