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No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:40 PM Reply

Ok... We installed the new HD into our RAID array around noon today, but the site is still running like crap. This is because the RAID system needs to "rebuild" the HD by moving over lots of data.

This normally wouldn't take long, but it is doing it while serving out content to NG users, so as a result it runs really slow. After almost five hours, it was only 7% complete. This means the site could run like crap for a long time.

However, we took the site off-line for a few minutes and estimated it would have to stay off-line for about an hour to complete the update without interference. So we're gonna let the first 10 people who respond choose from two options:

1) Let the site run like crap for the rest of the day, then shut it down tonight while it completes the update.

2) Shut the site down right now, during peak hours, and get this over with.

Cast your votes!


This is the game JohnnyUtah and I have been working on.

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:42 PM Reply

At 2/12/04 05:40 PM, TomFulp wrote: 2) Shut the site down right now, during peak hours, and get this over with.

That's my vote.

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:42 PM Reply

Shut down the site for a few days, I'm sure everyone could use a break.


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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:43 PM Reply

I would shut it down now and get it over with so we can get the site to run nicely as soon as possible.....

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:43 PM Reply

Shut it down now. I mean it's only an hour, it's not the end of the world.

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:43 PM Reply


Cast your votes!

Well, people dont understand how complex a sever can be. Yet along updates that need to be done. With the errors non-stop and slow running users will whine and if closed they will whine. Tom just close it and finish what needs to be done at a quality profession.


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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:44 PM Reply

do it dude, close the site make it go faster.. no site for a little while is better then slow site for long time

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:44 PM Reply

Shut it down,

Quality over quantity (In this case, quality of connection over the duration of the connection)


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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:45 PM Reply

YES TOM! GET IT OVER WITH! :)

WOOOO!!

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:45 PM Reply

2

Shut it down during peak hours

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:45 PM Reply

Shut it down and get it over with!

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:46 PM Reply

Shut it down during peak hours. When a site like this runs like crap, most of the time you can't run anything so it really is like shutting it down anyway.

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:47 PM Reply

2) Shut the site down right now, during peak hours, and get this over with.

I say get this shit over and done with. It's just gonna piss me off if the site keeps this shit up. I say we make sure that the site stays up to quality and finishes whatever it has to do.

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:47 PM Reply

NO SITE! a slow site is shitty! like yoda sez, "try not. do or do not. there is no try." so that means a no site is better than slow site (or sumthin)

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:47 PM Reply

Shut it down now, and get it over with.

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:47 PM Reply


Cast your votes!

Shut the site down for a while

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:47 PM Reply

Shut down the Site.

it would be better Then Having It being Slow as hell...

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:47 PM Reply

Well, the site isn't running slow where I am, at least not slower than any normal day so I don't care either way.

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:48 PM Reply

I vote for no site. Better to have an hour of downtime than a day of frustration.

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:49 PM Reply

Shut it down now.

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:49 PM Reply

shut it down for an hour or two.....

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:51 PM Reply

Shut this bitch down, Tom.

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 05:52 PM Reply

For fuck sake just shut this site down for a few days! Sort out the problems! And get this bitch going like it used to!

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 09:41 PM Reply

Just shut it down now, get it over an done with! It will make it easier on some of us

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 09:41 PM Reply

shut down

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 09:41 PM Reply

The poor guy needs a few days off.
Shut it down and then we can all look at the fast splendour of the new site.


I DON'T WANNA SOUND GAY OR NUTHIN', BUT THAT SHIT IS HOT!!

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 09:41 PM Reply

I say shut it down. it will be better for the NG users instead of them complaing about how slow it is.

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 09:44 PM Reply

I think it's unanamous, shut it down.


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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 09:46 PM Reply

I think that shutting it down is okay with me. besides, it might give you more time to work on alien hominid 2! ;)

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Response to No Site VS Slow Site - You Decide Feb. 12th, 2004 @ 09:46 PM Reply

We've had our first 10, and more.
Shut 'er down for however long is necessary.